Simply Lent 28…

Gratitude is so much more than a polite thank you. It is the thread that connects us in a deep relationship, simultaneously physical and spiritual, as our bodies are fed and spirits nourished by the sense of belonging, which is the most vital of foods.

Quote: Robin Wall Kimmerer

Simply Lent 17…

 

 

welcome spring…

ROUGH TRANSLATIONS

Hope nonetheless.
Hope despite.
Hope regardless.
Hope still.

Hope where we had ceased to hope.
Hope amid what threatens hope.
Hope with those who feed our hope.
Hope beyond what we had hoped.
Hope that draws us past our limits.

Hope that defies expectations.
Hope that questions what we have known.
Hope that makes a way where there is none.
Hope that takes us past our fear.

Hope that calls us into life.
Hope that holds us beyond death.
Hope that blesses those to come.


Quote: Jan Richardson
from Circle of Grace: A Book of Blessings for the Seasons

Image: “Coming to My Senses” © janrichardsonimages.com

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