Eagerness (next day repost)

Help me to serve well, to respond to your loving-kindness, with loving-kindness to all, knowing that you are present in all I meet. May I walk in confidence, knowing that the Spirit inspires me and wants me to share the truth with all who cross my path. Help me respect each person, and share theContinue reading “Eagerness (next day repost)”

Our Mother-Psalm 50 (next day repost)

Our Lady speaks from the sun’s rising to its setting. She shines forth with perfect beauty. She bids the heavens above and beckons the earth below. Listen to Her. “Come to me, genuflect and sacrifice for we have a covenant. My children, I testify on your behalf, I am God, your God. I know everyContinue reading “Our Mother-Psalm 50 (next day repost)”

Our Mother (Psalm 50)

Our Lady speaks from the sun’s rising to its setting. She shines forth with perfect beauty. She bids the heavens above and beckons the earth below. Listen to Her. “Come to me, genuflect and sacrifice for we have a covenant. My children, I testify on your behalf, I am God, your God. I know everyContinue reading “Our Mother (Psalm 50)”

Caring (next day repost)

always thoughtful always considerate always sensitive always helpful Doing whatever it takes to show concern. Being benevolent with peace and joy. humane altruistic benign attentive Giving the marginalized spiritual sustenance. Providing support both physical and emotional. Caring needs to be trustworthy, wants to be loving, entails sacrifice.

Signature Move

A signature move is an essential act that awaits accompaniment. Jackson’s Moon Walk, a handshake, Churchill’s “V” sign, a high five, Fosbury’s Flop, a raised glass, Cesar’s thumb down, a standing ovation, Bernstein’s entreating wave, crossed fingers. Sometimes someone goes unrecognized despite wondrous works. Concealed by who people want to see, disguised by who theyContinue reading “Signature Move”

Suffering

“…a condition of irreligion and impiety, a constant trial and an agonizing cross, not far removed from persecution.”[1] Service demands sacrifice tempered by Zeal, service needs kindness, anticipates suffering, and disquiets the soul. “… even the heedless and thoughtless recognize that this earth is no playground, never forget, we are the children of sorrow.”[2] ServantsContinue reading “Suffering”

The Gift

The give of gift is in giving. Outside of needs and wants, inclusive of gentle kindness. Present with a present. The presenter surrenders and yields and asks to graciously receive. The receiver’s reception is in receiving The gift enjoins community, affirms with acceptance. Submission freely submits. The submitter does not demand a quid pro quo,Continue reading “The Gift”

Simplicity

Simplicity begins with pure intention… simple persons do not act deceptively, simple persons act straight-forwardly grounded in obedience and loyalty. “Wisdom’s ways are pleasant ways, and all her paths are peace. Wisdom is a tree of life… those who hold her fast will be blessed.”[1] Simplicity cultivates wisdom… simple persons are not opinionated, simple personsContinue reading “Simplicity”