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Shawn L. Bird
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I’m going to borrow this at tomorrow’s Rotary in Juneau, Alaska. Thank you for the inspiration!
I plan to use this tomorrow, January 4, 2012 at the Warren, Ohio Rotary Club meeting. Thank you!
I’m using this at the Oberlin, ohio Rotary Club today. Thank you. MElanie Satterfield
I am going to use this tomorrow, January 4, 2013 at the Safety Harbor, FL Rotary Club meeting. Thank you so much!
Thank you, Shawn! I am going to use this tomorrow at the Madison South Rotary Club… Wisconsin – USA
It’s perfect — I’m using it today, January 8, 2013, at the Rotary Club of Carrollton, Georgia. Happy New Year!
Great, just what I needed for Chapel Hill, NC Rotary this evening, Jan 8, 2013.
Simple invocation but touching. Thank you.
Thank you! Short, sweet and very powerful. As we gather this coming week to welcome in our new President and also 2 new members, this invocation will be most appropriate.
Thanks. Do check back for rotaryinvocations.wordpress.com. I’ll be putting in a new Rotary month themed invocation every week through this Rotary year.
Changing the date and using in today’s Fort Myers South Rotary Meeting today – crediting you.
Nice to be read in Florida! Thanks Jennifer. There’s another one at http://rotaryinvocations.wordpress.com/2013/12/30/invocation-for-the-new-year/
I will use this invocation at the January 2, 2014 meeting of the Rotary Club of Wilmington West (North Carolina).
Greetings to Wilmington West and happy new year to you.
I plan to modify this a bit and use at our Jan 9th meeting in Wyomissing, PA. Thank you!
Greetings to Wyomissing!
Hi Shawn. I used this today, December 10, 2014 for our invocation, after recognizing that today is the 66th anniversary of the United Nations international declaration of Human Rights. Your invocation was perfect…this years Human Rights Day theme is Human Rights 365. The members of the Westerville Sunrise Rotary Club in Westerville, Ohio appreciated your message!
My greetings to Westerville Sunrise!
Shawn, I would like to use your New Years invocation at an American Legion meeting in Rochelle Park, New Jersey I will change it slightly. Thank You. Rich Zavinsky
You’re welcome to do so. Greetings to the American Legion in New Jersey! (Kind of exciting to be branching out of Rotary!)
Thank you for the wonderful words. I will use them at our Spokane North Rotary meeting today 1/5/15.
Greetings to Spokane North! Thanks Lenore.
Used at the last meeting of the 2014-15 Rotary year at the Rotary Club of Leesburg-Daybreak
My greetings to the Rotary Club of Leesburg-Daybreak! Thank you, John.
I was asked to do an invocation at tomorrow’s Rotary Meeting (Bailey’s Crossroads, Alexandria, Va). My wife suggested that I do something about the New Year. Since she is a skilled web user, I suggested that she find something. She found your invocation, and I think it is perfect. So, Thank You and I will be using it.
Thank you,Bob. Glad to be of service.
Since the the beginning of a new year, I found this to be perfect for the invocation at the Rotary club of Mississauga West – President Ngo
Thanks Jennifer. Greetings to Mississauga West Rotary!
Plan to use this tomorrow at Elmira Rotary Club, Elmira, NY thank you!
Thanks. Greetings to Elmira Rotary!
Perfect for our meeting in Hillsville, Virginia today. Thank you!
Greetings to Hillsville Rotary!
Thank you Shawn. I was this invocation today, 07-10-2017, to kick off our new year at Janesville (WI) Noon Rotary, District 6250 to kick off our new year!
Greetings! and Happy New Year!
I am going to use in Missoula MT on 12/27/17 Thank you so much!
My pleasure! Greetings to Missoula Rotary!
I plan to use this on 1-2-18 at the Charlotte, Michigan Rotary Gathering at noon along with some other comments. Thank you!
My pleasure! Greetings to Charlotte Rotary!
I would like to use your invocation a for a Board of Managers meeting for a YMCA in Baldwinsville, NY. Thank you.
July 9, 2019 Brighton Rotary Club. Brighton Michigan.
Shall use this invocation for the 6 Jan 2020 meeting of the Rotary Club of Raleigh, Raleigh NC…Charles Edwards, Director
I plan to use this at my Rotary meeting on 01/09/2020 in Michigan City, IN. Thank you, Shawn!
Hi Shawn, I read your invocation today, January 10, 2020, at our Point Loma Rotary Club in San Diego, CA. Thank you for your words and invocation! Jennifer Iannitti
I will be using this invitation at the meeting on January 10, 2023 of the Rotary club of lake Chatuge in towns county Georgia. Thanks