Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Lent

One of my classmates sent me a Lenten poem as a response to something I wrote over on FaceBook. I wanted to share it, because it really is beautiful.

A Lenten Prayer

Fast from judging others; feast on Christ (or God, Spirit, Light, Love) in them.
Fast from wanting more; feast on being thankful.
Fast from anger; feast on patience.
Fast from worry; feast on trust.
Fast from complaining; feast on enjoyment.
Fast from negatives; feast on positives.
Fast from stress; feast on prayer.
Fast from anger; feast on forgiveness.
Fast from self-concern; feast of compassion for others.
Fast from fear; feast on truth.
Fast from discouragement; feast on hope.
Fast from gossip; feast on silence.
Fast from fighting; feast on peace.
Amen
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