Today is only a small manageable segment of time in which our difficulties need not overwhelm us. This lifts from our hearts and minds the heavy weight of both past and future. – Anonymous, One Day at a Time in Al-Anon
The greatest gift one can give is thanksgiving. In giving gifts, we give what we can spare, but in giving thanks we give ourselves. – David Steindl-Rast, Gratefulness, the Heart of Prayer
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… Continue Reading “Wednesday’s Child Is Full of . . . Hope”
O Adonai and Leader of the House of Israel, you appeared to Moses in the fire of the burning bush and gave him the Law on Sinai. O come and redeem us with an outstretched arm. -source of translation unknown
I have used these words before on this blog, and I still can think of none better than those of our Dominican mystic Meister Eckhart: If the only prayer you pray in your life is thank you, it will be enough.