“Everything feels crazy. But on small patches of earth, I can see just as much messy mercy and grace as ever. . .” — Anne Lamott, “Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith”
The chaos is lessening a bit, but just a bit. We continue to live through a remarkable time – a time of challenge, a time of grief, a time of serendipity, a time of rich learning.
What is God teaching us, day by day? I can only answer for myself.
I am learning that God loves us through one another.
I am learning that the United Methodist connection works, in practical ways.
I am learning that we are very resourceful and creative people.
I am learning that no one of us has all the answers.
I am learning that together we have what we need to move forward.
I am learning that there is enough.
I am learning that we need one another.
I am learning the grace of patience.
I am learning the joy of generosity.
I am learning the gratitude that follows encouragement.
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Though things continue to feel crazy, I see mercy and grace everywhere. It is my prayer that you see it as well.