Earth Monastery Prayer Cycle - Day 1 Evening Prayer
Earth Monastery Prayer Cycle Home Page https://abbeyofthearts.com/about/prayer-cycle/ Credits: All songs and texts used with permission Opening Prayer written by Christine Valters Paintner Opening Song: Open Hand by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan Psalm Opening and Doxology by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan Interpretation of Psalm 8 by the Rev. Christine Robinson Reading of the Night from Colin Tudge, The Tree: A Natural History of What Trees Are, How They Live, and Why They Matter. Three Rivers Press (2005) p. xvii Closing Poem by Christine Valters Paintner, The Wisdom of Wild Grace. Paraclete Press (2020). Closing Song: Be Still by Simon de Voil Please note: All of the Opening and Closing Songs are published on CDs in the Abbey of the Arts collection. In addition, these songs have accompanying gesture prayers and/or dances created by Betsey Beckman that can be found on the corresponding DVD (each album has a DVD companion). The Psalm Opening, Doxology, and the Response to the Prayers of Concern also have accompanying congregational gestures. The audio and video recordings of these are available at AbbeyoftheArts.com.