Sunday, March 02, 2008

Sunday, 02 March 2008 - Persistent prayer

Dear God:

Today, I am thankful for persistent prayer.

The first day of spring is one thing, and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month.
~Henry Van Dyke, Fisherman's Luck, 1899

Last night, I knew that a nasty blizzard of a winter storm would hit this morning. More winter cold. More snow and ice. Another bout of cabin fever.

Even so, before I went to bed, I prayed for another lovely springlike day so we could take T for a long hike. To no avail.

I will try again tonight.

For this blessing, I am grateful.


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