Sunday, March 29, 2009

Day 33-March 30

Psalm 118:1-2

O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good;
his steadfast love endures for ever!

Let Israel say, ‘His steadfast love endures for ever.’


Eugene Peterson writes in Praying with the Psalms, "When every incident in the experience of the people under God was discovered to be an exposition of God's steadfast love, then every gathering of those people came to be an expression of gratitude. "In this is love, not that we loved God but that God loved us and sent the Son to be the atoning sacrifice for our sins." ( I John 4:10) This psalm is all about God. It's always a good thing to pause to give thanks, to remember that for which we are grateful, and this sentence, which is a balm and a blessing: "His steadfast love endures forever."

Help us to be loyal and grateful to you this day, O God. Hear us from the depths of our souls: we give you thanks for your unfailing love. Amen.

Photo from a website about Yoga alignment. Looked liked gratitude to me...

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