Monday, May 28, 2012

poem 2


I said: "The desert is so wide!"
I said: "The desert is so bare!
What springs to quench my thirst are there?
Whence shall I from the tempest hide?"
I said: "The desert is so lone!
Nor gentle voice, nor loving face
Will brighten any smallest space."
I paused or ere my moan was done!
I heard a flow of hidden springs;
Before me palms rose green and fair;
The birds were singing; all the air
Did shine and stir with angels' wings!
And One said mildly: "Why, indeed,
Take over-anxious thought for that
The morrow bringeth! See you not
The Father knoweth what you need?"
--Selected

Monday, April 2, 2012

quote

Life is all about experience. All your knowledge is worthless if you don't apply it in your life.

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Quote

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Psalm 138:8



Abundant Gifts from the Word "The LORD will work out his plans for my life-- for your faithful love, O LORD, endures forever. Don't abandon me, for you made me."-- Psalm 138:8 (NLT)

Monday, January 2, 2012

New Years Prayer

May God make your year a happy one! Not by shielding you from all sorrows and pain, But by strengthening you to bear it, as it comes; Not by making your path easy, But by making you sturdy to travel any path; Not by taking hardships from you, But by taking fear from your heart; Not by granting you unbroken sunshine, But by keeping your face bright, even in the shadows; Not by making your life always pleasant, But by showing you when people and their causes need you most, and by making you anxious to be there to help. Gods love, peace, hope and joy to you for the year ahead. Come, Holy Spirit, Spirit of the Risen Christ, be with us today and always. Be our Light, our Guide, and our Comforter. Be our Strength, our Courage, and our Sanctifier. May this new year be a time of deep spiritual growth for us, A time of welcoming your graces and gifts, A time for forgiving freely and unconditionally, A time for growing in virtue and goodness. Come, Holy Spirit, Be with us today and always. Amen.

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