A Prayer for Chosen Family

g-d of friends

and roommates


and co-religionists


and g-d, still

of all of us whose differences

still lead us to each other 


allow us to spend this family day

with the ones who make our hearts sing


to remind us that we are not 

what we lack






and to make a life worth living 

that is both freely and deliciously chosen


so we may be sustained by the family of our own choosing today and all of our days.




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