Daily Worship

An ill-divided world

Elspeth January 28, 2014 0 0

2 Corinthians 6:10

Poor, yet making many rich; having nothing and yet possessing everything.

Father, what is true wealth?

This is an ill-divided world yet those who are poor in physical wealth and possessions often give so much more than the so called rich.  We give thanks for the love they share, for their patience and kindness, for the joy and peace we so often see in their eyes.  We marvel at their contentment with what they have, their willingness to manage on very little, to find ways to cope and we rejoice in the faith they have in your presence.  We go to them to offer help and come away feeling we are the ones who have been given gifts.  

Father forgive us when we cannot see the true value of friendship; when we cannot see the wonders of your creation all around us; when we are dis-satisfied with our lives and blinded by envy or greed.  Help us to be open to receive and share the blessings of your grace and mercy.  Amen

written by Elspeth Smith