Can We See Beyond the Gift to the Giver?

We ask for a drop of water . . . We are given an ocean

The Gift and the Giver

We ask for a piece of sand
and he gives us a beach.

We ask for a drop of water
and he gives us an ocean.

We ask for time
and he gives us life eternal.

And it is so easy for us
to fall in love with the gift
and forget the giver.

– Edward Farrell

Perhaps if God were not so generous, we would not be so confused. Should we ask God to be less generous then? No, let us ask God to help us to be more attentive.

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