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Satisfied, Contented by Raymond A. Foss

Wondering for a moment
the opposite of our current,
our driven world, what it would be like to be
satisfied, contented with what we have now

Happy, peaceful, in our present reality
giving freely from out of our excess
offering hope to those who are needy
knowing that God will provide
an abundance of gifts

Grace from our master
our savior, sustainer
Living water, bread
all that we need

Humbly praying
a prayer for our healing
turning from the world
and the seduction of wealth

Changing our hearts
focused on the Christ child
remembering what was given
in his holy birth

Our savior choosing
to come to this human world
to walk a road
that led to the cross

Offering us a glimpse
the love of the father
willing to sacrifice all
that we would have eternal birth

November 18, 2009
Luke 12:15-21
and Psalm 16
and “The Prayer of St. Francis”,
United Methodist Hymnal #481;
and sermon, “I Want It All . . .”,
by Pastor Ruth L. Foss,
Suncook United Methodist Church
Suncook, NH
November 15, 2009
Her sermon is the third of a four-part series based in part on
Reverend Adam Hamilton (http://www.cor.org/about-resurrection/adam/)’s book,
“Enough: Discovering Joy Through Simplicity and Generosity” (http://www.cokesbury.com/forms/ProductDetail.aspx?pid=9781426702334)
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