May 4, 2010

God Bless You with Foolishness to Believe

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 work for justice, freedom and peace.

May God bless you with tears to shed for those who suffer from pain, rejection, starvation, and war, so that you may reach out your hand to comfort them and to turn their pain in to joy.

And may God bless you with enough foolishness to believe that you can make a difference in this world, so that you can do what others claim cannot be done. 

Franciscan Prayer


Jen said...

I really like this...I am a very blessed woman I believe.
Sometimes it hurts to be blessed though. It's the last one that keeps me moving forward though.

Shaun and Holly said...

Beautiful Cheryl!!!!


Maureen said...

Fabulous! This really spoke to me