"Morning is a Sacrament of Hope. She is a gift of beginning.
Morning looks at me with eyes of expectancy.
She slips through the darkness on tiptoe."
~ Macrina Wiederkehr, Seasons of Your Heart
What great words! And, what a perfect comparisons and reminders:
- Morning - a sacrament of hope.
Sacrament is defined as a religious ceremony or act of the Christian Church that is regarded as an outward and visible sign of inward and spiritual divine grace (the free and unmerited favor of God). And, hope is defined as a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen. Morning is an outward and visible sign of God's unmerited favor!!
- Morning - a gift of beginning
Each morning is a gift to us which brings us a chance at a new beginning. Our circumstances might not have changed in the night. But, we have a new chance at how to approach them with each new sunrise.
- Morning - with eyes of expectancy through the darkness on tiptoe
Not only does each morning give us a new chance and a new beginning but, it comes quietly through the darkness and shines light on our circumstances and our world with expectancy... for good to come.I shared the following "stuckinindiana pairing" on the stuckinindiana Facebook page recently:
Some days really make a person long for the morning. Yet, with each new morning we can have hope.
5 Minute Free-For-All – MORNING - A Sacrament of Hope - write31days 10-12-16