Do not copy any of my artwork, poetry or photography without my permission.

Do not copy any of my artwork, poetry or photography without my permission.
....carpe diem. The Daylily. "Be like the flower, turn your face to the sun." Khalil Gibran. She gives her all for just one day then bows her head to God and fades away to nourish the next generation. God I pray I may give my all each day to honor you and bow my head at the end to nourish the next generation. Peggy Jones. NOTE............ Please folks do not copy any of my art or photos on my blog without my permission. Thank you for your good manners.

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Sunday, September 25, 2011

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

The name in Ordinary Time is misleading.
It is the time in the Catholic Liturgical Calender during the seasons of Lent, Easter and advent, Christmas.
There is never anything ordinary in the celebration of the liturgy of the Mass.

One of the readings from today's mass is particularly meaningful to me.



Reading 2 Phil 2:1-11

Brothers and sisters:
If there is any encouragement in Christ,
any solace in love,
any participation in the Spirit,
any compassion and mercy,
complete my joy by being of the same mind, with the same love,
united in heart, thinking one thing.
Do nothing out of selfishness or out of vainglory;
rather, humbly regard others as more important than yourselves,
each looking out not for his own interests,
but also for those of others.

Have in you the same attitude
that is also in Christ Jesus,
Who, though he was in the form of God,
did not regard equality with God
something to be grasped.
Rather, he emptied himself,
taking the form of a slave,
coming in human likeness;
and found human in appearance,
he humbled himself,
becoming obedient to the point of death,
even death on a cross.
Because of this, God greatly exalted him
and bestowed on him the name
which is above every name,
that at the name of Jesus
every knee should bend,
of those in heaven and on earth and under the earth,
and every tongue confess that
Jesus Christ is Lord,
to the glory of God the Father.


I love the image of bowing before my God in adoration.


Thy name Lord, in my heart, is Joy.


3 comments:

GrandmaK said...

This is always one of my favorite reading! Wishing you well! Cathy

SensitiveCreations.. said...

Hi Peggy, Thank You for Visiting my blog,and your lovely comment... really very sweet of you , yep! The poem is mine , the mosaic is mine too :) but if you are talking of the cushions in the picture, then they were created by by my mom..I have just opened a little shop on etsy and they are featured there : )

Thanks again for visiting - Sharkara

Karin said...

Just a wonderfully beautiful reading!