Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Worthy of His Calling

May God bless you with discomfort at easy answers, half truths, and superficial relationships so that you may live deep within your heart.
May God bless you with anger at injustice oppression and exploitation of people so that you may for justice, freedom and peace. 
May God bless you with tears to shed for those who suffer pain, rejection, hunger, and war so that you may reach out your hand to comfort them and to turn their pain into joy.
And may God bless you with enough foolishness to believe that you can make a difference in the world so that you can do what others claim cannot be done to bring justice and kindness to all our children and the poor. Amen (An Franciscan Benediction)

"With this in mind, we constantly pray for you, that our God may count you worthy of His calling , and that by His power He may fulfill every good purpose of yours and every act prompted by your faith." 2 Thess. 1:11

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