All Saints Day

Dearly Beloved, Grace and Peace to you.                    

You are God's holy saint, chosen and blessed, given sacred gifts, invested with divine powers. You were born to radiate the glory of God, to fulfill God's deepest desires, to complete God's delight. You are given an extraordinary heart for love, if only you discover it. All that you do has hidden in it this holy purpose, this infinite potential.

You are not unusual among saints, neither more nor less sanctified than any of them. They are all people who have lives, who wake up and make choices, who do chores and forget things and do not understand their place in the splendor of the heavens. This is not an excuse.

You were born to be holy. This is not a burden, not a duty, a command or an obligation, not a threat or a trap. It is a gift. Let it be a wonder, a mystery to ponder, so that in your hands it becomes a gift, and you join the great choir singing the magnificence of this life and the One who gives it.

                    Deep Blessings, Pastor Steve

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