All is Gift From Our Loving God

Happy Thanksgiving!  On this day – as we ought every day (every moment of every day) – we give thanks to our God for all of the many gifts he has bestowed upon us.

And on this day, let us remember that all we are, all we have, is gift from our loving God.

Here is All is Gift, a poem by Kathy Sherman, CSJ.  You might spend some time with the text and then listen to a recording of it.

The colors of a sunrise,
a morning surprise,
the love you find in another’s eyes.
The hand that helps you up, when you’ve fallen down;
All is gift, my friend, all is gift from a loving God.

The changing of the seasons, life is born anew.
Laughter and smiles and birds that sing;
that hope that we cling to when the darkness comes;
All is gift, my friend, all is gift from a loving God.

Memories of a yesterday, tears that flow,
broken dreams, broken hearts we learn to grow.
A God who will let us know we’re not alone,
we’re not alone.
All is gift, my friend, all is gift from a loving God.

Hearts that unite, a friendship born,
in sacred earth seeds are sown and we are fed.
Hands unafraid to reach and souls that touch;
All is gift, my friend, all is gift from a loving God.

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One thought on “All is Gift From Our Loving God

  1. Since I’m Canada, I’m unable to listen to her song via your link. It may have a USA copyright only. Thank you for the inspiring message & the re-affirmation that ‘all is gift.’

    🙏🏻❤️🙏🏻

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