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TGIF – What are you grateful for?

TGIF – What are you grateful for?

Photography, Quote, spiritual practice, Spirituality
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. ~Melody Beattie I was fully reminded what it means to be grateful yesterday. A young woman I work with has been through every trauma possible in the past 4 weeks. She appears tough, but she is really very vulnerable. At the same time she has been traumatized, random people have surrounded her with loving kindness. And again, the people of Lake Washington UMC spontaneously stepped up this week and took her to a job interview. Why? Because they genuinely care for the lost, the least, and the lonely. And you know what? She got the job. And she is overjoyed t...

Thanksgiving

Poetry, Religion, Spirituality
Below is a compilation of the best offerings I found on Facebook today commemorating and reminding us to be thankful. Let us come into God's presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to God with songs of praise! (Psalm 95:2) Prayer For all those working for our peace For days to come when wars may cease For hope, so burdens won't enslave us For your forgiveness which will save us For feast, and those with whom we share it For loving hands that did prepare it For all that makes this life worth living We take this time on this Thanksgiving To bow our heads and bend a knee And pause to look around and see For all that was, is, and shall be We have none to thank, Oh Lord, but thee. ~Micha Jazz Prayer Gratitude to Mother Earth, sailing through night and day— and to her soil:...