Fill my cup; let it overflow

November 25, 2015

 

 

i thank You God for most this amazing day

       by e.e.cummings

 

i thank You God for most this amazing
day: for the leaping greenly spirits of trees
and a blue true dream of sky; and for everything
which is natural which is infinite which is yes

(i who have died am alive again today,
and this is the sun's birthday; this is the birth
day of life and of love and wings: and of the gay
great happening illimitably earth)

how should tasting touching hearing seeing
breathing any—lifted from the no
of all nothing—human merely being
doubt unimaginable You?

(now the ears of my ears awake and
now the eyes of my eyes are opened)

 

Can’t you just hear the abundance of life carried in these words? How they fall over one another and overflow?  Like the hymn-prayer: “Fill my cup; let it overflow.”

 

May we know our lives filled with the grace and mercy of God – may that grace overflow in thanksgiving and praise.

 

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

 

- Pastor Dianne

 

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