Gracious Giver of joyful memories,
futures, and grateful hearts. . .
We come with overflowing gratitude
we are HERE...
. . . eager to share memories and milestones on
. . . older yet kindly able to ignore anyone else's
. . . wiser yet willing to affirm the call of envisioning
We pause in this moment of time
to give thanks
all the educators who encouraged us
all the classmates who accompanied us
all the friendships that nurtured us and
all the lives that remain in our hearts
have now gone before us ...
Source and Strength of Inspiration
of these 55 years
. . . in the midst of this joyous occasion
. . . we ask now that You
Bless this reunion and each of us-
Bless the food and the friendships-
Bless the laughter and the conversations
May your empowering presence ease
future challenges and
guide us with courage throughout this journey we celebrate
as life. Amen.