• advent journal: thank you note

    by  • December 6, 2018 • advent journal, america, gratitude, hope • 3 Comments

    thank you note

    the certainty of cynicism
    has no room for gratitude
    power never says thank you
    we are a culture short on
    courage and long on loud

    to choose to be thankful
    requires the tenacity
of a heart
    broken open and willing to sit
    silently on a starlight night or in
    the shadow of a bee’s wing

    where we can be reminded
    of our appropriate insignificance
    and the sparkles of uncertainty
    that fill our lives with hope
    the opposite of fear 
is thank you

    Peace,
    Milton

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    3 Responses to advent journal: thank you note

    1. Nathan Brown
      December 6, 2018 at 9:33 pm

      Absolutely fantastic, my friend…

    2. Claudia Fulshaw
      December 6, 2018 at 10:53 pm

      Two of my favorite words. Thank you.

    3. Marty Morris
      December 7, 2018 at 9:13 am

      Amen.

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