Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Blessing of St. Teresa

Let nothing disturb you
nothing distress you;
while all things
fade away,
God is unchanging.

Be patient,
for with God
in your heart
nothing is lacking,
God is enough.

As I reflect on this blessing of St. Teresa today, I pray that you give me neither poverty or riches, neither ease or angst, neither notariety or irrelevance. Give me, oh Lord, just what I need to serve you with my whole heart, for your gifts are enough. Nothing is lacking.