Saturday, July 28, 2018

Quote to Ponder

Happy Sunday
Sweet Friends,

Here is a quote to Ponder today!

To be grateful is to recognize the 
love of God
 in everything He has given us.....
and He has given us everything.
Every breathe we draw is a gift of 
His love, every moment of 
existence a gift of grace.

by Thomas Merton

Just in case you are wondering who
Thomas Merton is....

Thomas Merton OCSO (1915–1968) was an American Trappist monk. He was a successful writer, theologian, mystic, poet, social activist, and scholar of comparative religion. On May 26, 1949, he was ordained to the priesthood and given the name Father Louis.

Thomas Merton - Wikipedia

Happy Pondering!

Have a Wonderful Day!


  1. What a beautiful quote, Nellie so true. two of my favorite scripture verses that I quote each day are Philippians 4:6~7. Have a blessed Sunday.

  2. Hi Sue.....
    Happy Sunday to you. Thanks for coming over to visit. Been nice hearing from you so much.

    I thought it was a beautiful quote as well. So funny Phil. 4:6 and 7 are my life verses,
    as I used to be a horrible worrier when I was new in the faith, but the Lord used that
    verse to really transform my life. Not that I never ever worry, but it sure is nothing like
    it used to be, thank heavens I can rest in the peace that passes all understanding most of
    the time.

    Hope you have a lovely week hon,

  3. One of the old hymns I remember singing from a child is "Spirit of the Living GOD, fall fresh on me." Another song was about the "Holy Spirit Breathe on Me/" Every breathe we take is a gift from GOD. What a blessing it is from GOD to breath without labor! There are so many things He blesses us through His Love, mercy and grace! I'm so overjoyed with His promise.
    "GOD will supply all your needs according to the riches of His glory in Christ Jesus." (Philippians 4:19) Breathing is one of these riches! Love you, Susan

  4. Amen, I love that song too "spirit of the Living God".

    Love, Nellie


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