Sunday, November 20, 2011

A Thanksgiving Prayer

Oh, God, when I have food, help me to remember the hungery;

When I have work, help me to remember the jobless;

When I have a warm home, help me to remember the homeless;

When I am without pain, help me to remember those who suffer;

And remembering, help me to destroy my complacency and bestir my compassion.

Make me concerned enough to help, by word and deed, those who cry out for what we take for granted.

-- Samuel F. Pugh

Source: Salesian Missions

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