Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Unusual Blessings from God

And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will about in every good work.
2 Corinthians 9:8 (NIV)     

Today I share this benediction by Margaret Scott, Pastor at the United Methodist Church in Fairport, NY. (original source unknown)

May God bless you with discomfort at easy answers, half-truths and superficial relationships, so that you may live resurrection life deep within your heart.

May God bless you with anger at injustice, oppression and exploitation, so that you may work for resurrection justice, freedom, and peace.

May God bless you with tears to shed for those who suffer pain, rejection, starvation and war, so that you may reach out your hand with resurrection comfort and 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.

Amen.

Are you blessed with discomfort, anger, tears and foolishness? (tweet this)

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