Authors: Mary Ylvisaker
Nilsen, Rev. Per Nilsen, Rev. Kai Nilsen, Linnea Nilsen Capshaw, Rev. Solveig
Nilsen-Goodin, and Rev. Erika Nilsen, 3rd Edition, (2014) Title: For Everything A Season: 75 Blessings for Life’s Milestones Format: Digital Download, 98
p. (Des Moines, IA, 2014, Zion Publishing) Subject: Blessing Rituals,
Christian Faith Formation, Pastoral Resources ISBN 978-1-50-541198-0
This For Everything A Season for Congregations
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This is a
must resource for pastors, lay leaders, and parents of all ages. The 3rd
edition of For Everything a Season is
a compilation of 75 blessings for life's milestones that help deepen and make
sacred ordinary and out of the ordinary life moments. It offers three simple
blessings for the seasons of the day; thirteen for the seasons of the year (holidays
we celebrate from New Year's Eve to Thanksgiving); twenty-five blessings for
seasons of our lives—events such as getting a driver's license, leaving home, getting
a pet; seventeen blessings for seasons of our relationships; eleven for seasons
of the Christian life; and six for the seasons of the church year.
has a welcome, prayer, time for reflection, suggested ritual action such as
lighting a candle or passing a blessing cup, and a closing blessing. They can
be done by families, other groups, or by someone alone. These accessible
blessings help to transform ordinary moments in time and space into holy
moments of timeless grace.