A single crocus blossom ought to be enough to convince our heart that springtime, no matter how predictable, is somehow a gift, gratuitous, gratis, a grace. – David Steindl-Rast, Gratefulness, the Heart of Prayer
You simply will not be the same person two months from now after consciously giving thanks each day for the abundance that exists in your life. And you will have set in motion an ancient spiritual law: the more you have and… Continue Reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Thankful”
– Karl Barth
When we say “Grace” before we eat our Thanksgiving feast tomorrow, let us remember the words of Rabbi Herschel: By saying grace, we release the Divine sparks in our food.
For me, every hour is grace. And I feel gratitude in my heart each time I can meet someone and look at his or her smile. – Elie Wiesel I find Elie Wiesel’s writings inspiring. What courage and faith they demonstrate in the face… Continue Reading “Gratitude for a Smile”
Thomas Merton in Thoughts in Solitude says it so well: Every breath we draw is a gift of God’s love; every moment of existence is a grace.