In times of fear and panic,

Let us be a force of calm.

Let those who are trembling,

find us safe to lean upon.

May we be the voice of reason.

May we comfort the oppressed.

May we show our compassion

to those who’re most distressed.



Free for use in Rotary Clubs.  Please credit Shawn Bird of Shuswap Rotary (5060 BC Canada) when you use it, and leave a note in the comments below so folks know where it’s been used.  Thanks.


20 thoughts on “Calm

  1. Hi Shawn! I will share this with out Rotary Club at our noon meeting today.

    Jamie Hekker
    Muskegon, MI
    District 6290

  2. Thank you Shawn, CALM was a big hit with our Safety Harbor Rotary Friday January 6 meeting. It was a perfect match for the angst that remains with 2016 and the promise that comes with a New Year.

  3. Thank you Shawn, I will use February peace Invocation today at our Jamestown NY Rotary Club meeting. Peace I leave with you

  4. Thank you Shawn. I will use the Calm invocation at my Twilight , Bakersfield Rotary meeting tonight. Poignant for our time.

  5. Thank you Shawn – I plan on using it today for our prayer and pledge at the Monroe (NC) Rotary Club today

  6. Used Calm and Spring on March 23rd, 2017 at Rotary Club of Canandaigua, NY. Thanks, Shawn – I always find something inspiring on your site.
    Janet Tenreiro – Canandaigua Rotary

  7. Shawn,
    Thanks for sharing. We, Americans, need all the help that we can get on the subject of calm.

    Allen Rembert
    Summit Rotary, District 7690
    Greensboro, North Carolina

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s