Nov 062012
 

Let nothing disturb you,
Let nothing frighten you,
All things are passing away:
God never changes.
Patience obtains all things
Whoever has God lacks nothing;
God alone suffices.

– St. Teresa of Avila

This is true regardless of how the election turns out. I know this is a message I must be reminded of to keep from falling into a nervous tension awaiting results.  Regardless who wins we are still called to be saints and repentance and overcoming our own sins is a daily shovel-ready job.

  9 Responses to “An election day prayer”

  1. Amen! I need to remember that, too.

  2. Thanks Jeff, definitely needed that this am.

  3. As always, you have the best insight on the concerns of the day.

  4. Amen! Be Not Afraid.

  5. AMEN, thanks for the reminder

  6. I remembered it this evening, b/c I am nervous.

  7. […] Curt Jester cites a prayer by St. Teresa of Avila as an election prayer that inspires […]

  8. “overcoming our own sins is a daily shovel-ready job”

    Amen brother.

  9. I wonder why your god let Obama win?

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