Giving, Then Receiving

This is a beautiful post! THanks for letting me share it!

Source of Inspiration


Our Lord gives
but what we
receive is
up to us.

A hungry man
sits by the road.
A woman on the way
to the market
gives him a meat pie.

“Must be something
wrong with it,” he
mutters and refuses
to eat the pie.

We laugh at the
man’s foolishness
but do the same
as we focus on a
desire instead of
enjoying what we have.

When was the last time
you sat quietly and watched
the sunset, listened to
a bird trill, or savored
a sweet memory?

Why are there people hungry
in this world of plenty?

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2 thoughts on “Giving, Then Receiving

  1. Thank you for the reblog. Great to be here on your charming blog. I love Virginia and think it is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Good for you for having the courage to change, to explore who you are, to grow. extra big hug for you, pat

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