The Air is Filled with Angels

“A shovel is a prayer
To the farmer’s foot
When he steps down
And the soft earth gives way.
A baby is a prayer
When it’s finally asleep
A whispered Amen
At the end of the day.”

— Carrie Newcomer, 2016
“A Shovel is a Prayer”

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Listen to the full song “A Shovel is a Prayer” (above).

Consider the objects, activities and people in your daily life that are like prayers. How does thinking of them this way invite Spirit into the everyday? Try writing another verse of this song.

What is the value of spirituality in your life?

How do you define spirituality? How has your spirituality changed over the course of your life? What is different when you are more or less connected to your spirituality?