Friday, June 10, 2005

AM with MERTON (Ungrateful)

"If we are not grateful to God, we cannot taste the joy of finding Him
in His creation. To be ungrateful is to admit that we do not know Him,
and that we love His creatures not for His sake but for our own. Unless
we are grateful for our own existence, we do not know who we are, and we
have not yet discovered what it really means to be and to live. No
matter how high an estimate we may have of our own goodness, that
estimate is too low unless we realize that all we have comes to us from

( NO MAN IS AN ISLAND, page 116 )

How grateful or ungrateful will I be today?

From Wayne Burns daily Merton thought.


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