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Wednesday’s Child Is Full of . . . Hope

The theme for the month of November (on Sundays) is still Gratitude. But for this particular Wednesday, I’ve decided we need a change in the words of the nursery rhyme. I’m going to squeeze a little hope in alongside gratitude. Don’t you think they’ll do well together???

Monday’s child is fair of face,
Tuesday’s child is full of grace,
Wednesday’s child is full of woe  hope,
Thursday’s child has far to go,
Friday’s child is loving and giving,
Saturday’s child works hard for a living,
But the child who is born on the Sabbath day
Is bonnie and blithe and good and gay.


Posted by opreach on November 9, 2016
8 Comments Post a comment
  1. 11/9/2016
    Sr. Anne Bertain

    That is lovely. But we need more than hope today.

    Sent from my iPhone


    • 11/9/2016

      It is ever all we have, and it’s really not what we have but what we do, I think. A verb.

  2. 11/9/2016
    Jean Innes

    *OPreach brought a welcomed message. We do* *need hope. Nightmares disappear when we* *awaken – this nightmare only leaves when sleep* *comes. It shouldn’t have to be this way.*

    • 11/9/2016

      Thanks, have a hope filled day, Jean! 😘

  3. 11/10/2016
    Mary Ellen Paulson

    Thanks so much; having been born on Sunday, I’m glad to the reminder! PEACE! HOPE! JOY! Sister Mary Ellen Paulson , O.P.

    • 11/14/2016

      Thanks, Mary Ellen. I was born on a Thursday. So supposedly I have “far to go.” Guess I’m not done yet! 😁

  4. 11/14/2016
    Sr. Brigid Cannon, O.P.

    Thanks, I was born on Saturday. Yes, I do have to work hard for a living. It has made me grateful to God for all His blessings.


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