Discernment in the garden of life


The clergy and staff are away at a retreat.  Please keep us in your prayers.

Heal my impatient heart
which burns within me like a canker.
Teach me not to be annoyed
by faults which buzz
in my ears as loudly as mosquito wings.
Help me to love the small, the damaged,
the three-legged dog, without sorrow.
Fill me with understanding
as a pear tree fills with wind–
Touch my leaves, let my blooms shake down
and cover those I love with love.
Katherine Mosby
The Book of Uncommon Prayer

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