Monday, December 15, 2008

Wonderful Words of Others: Ted Loder

Empower me
to be a bold participant,
rather than a timid saint in waiting,
in the difficult ordinariness of now,
to exercise the authority of honesty;
rather than to defer to power,
or deceive to get it;
to influence someone for justice,
rather than impress anyone for gain
and, by grace, to find treasures
of joy,
of friendship,
of peace,
hidden in the fields of the daily
you give me to plow.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

NICE!!!! Great way to start out the week.