we thank you for loving us so much
that you gave us your Son to be one of us.
Bless + these gifts,
and let them be a sign of our love for others.
Help us to recognize the many gifts and talents
you have given to each of us,
and teach us to use them for your honour
and for the good of all people.
we praise you
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
in the love of your Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.