Is it better by word or action?

“The Magdalene’s Gift” by Ruth Councell.

At this moment nothing else mattered. Familiar with little sense of worth and overwhelmed with the journey to find forgiveness — she entered the home and embraced the One who had changed her world forever. Her gift in return was all she had — her tears, her precious oils and her own self — all offered to a man, a healer — one who brought her the gifts of worth and forgiveness.

Images such as these are icons for our own prayers as we seek humility and grace. The question remains — do we speak of our gratitude or do we act upon it? I share this link with you, may it offer you a way to reflect on this question.

www.episcopalcafe.com


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s