Sentient beings are numberless
I vow to free them all.
Greed, hatred, and ignorance arise endlessly
I vow to abandon them.
Dharma gates are countless
I vow to awaken them.
Buddha's way cannot be surpassed
I vow to embody it fully
Bide the Wiccan Law we must
In perfect Love and perfect Trust
Eight words the Wiccan Rede fulfill
"An it harm none, do what thou will."
What ye sends out comes back to thee,
So ever mind the Law of Three.
Follow this with mind and heart,
Then merry we meet and merry we part.
Mother-Father of the Cosmos,
You create all that moves in Light.
Focus your Light within us.
Create your reign of unity now,
Through our fiery hearts and willing hands.
Your one desire then acts with us,
As in all Light, so in all forms.
Grant us what we need each day in bread and insight,
and loose the cords of the mistakes that bind us,
as we release the bindings we hold on others.
We unite Heaven and Earth.
We fulfill our true purpose.
The power and the love to do,
From age to age it renews.
We affirm this with our whole being.
"As I contemplate the ocean-like Great Faith, I see that it does not choose between the noble and the mean, the priest and the layman, nor does it discriminate between man and woman. The amount of sin is not questioned and the length of practice is not discussed. It is neither 'practice' nor 'good', neither 'abrupt' nor 'gradual', neither 'right meditation' nor 'wrong mediation', neither 'contemplative' nor 'non-contemplative', neither 'while living' nor 'at the end of life', neither 'many utterances' nor 'one thought'. Faith is the inconceivable, indescribable, and ineffable Serene Faith. It is like the agada which destroys all poisons. The medicine of the Tathagata's Vow destroys the poisons of wisdom and of ignorance."
The Breath of Spirit lives in every temple and church, every shrine and sacred place.
The faithful of the world speak all the thousand tongues of revealed Divinity.
We do this entwined together - even as we war to prove our separateness.
We, together as much as the trees entangle below the ground, out of sight.
You kneel and stand and sing in your holy celebration, and I in mine.
Our voices raised together, YET still unaware of their Unity!
We are here to call forth endless Light
From within every idiom our Earth has ever birthed!
We sing and dance in gratitude!
Divinity has chosen to reveal the Oneness behind all our masks of delusion!
Rejoice and Be Present!
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