This Day’s Thought from The Ranch- Tuesday


This Day's Thought from The Ranch

Late have I loved You, Beauty so old and so new: late have I loved You. And see, You were within and I was in the external world and sought You there, and in my unlovely state I plunged into those lovely created things which You made. You were with me, and I was not with You. The lovely things kept me far from You, though if they did not have their existence in You, they had no existence at all. You called and cried out loud and shattered my deafness. You were radiant and resplendent, You put to flight my blindness. You were fragrant, and I drew in my breath and now pant after You. I tasted You, and I feel but hunger and thirst for You. You touched me, and I am set on fire to attain the peace which is Yours. For what am I to myself without You, but a guide to my own downfall?

Augustine


This Day's Verse

A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, but he who is slow to anger quiets contention.

Proverbs 15:18
The Revised Standard Version



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