Where I blame myself – patience.
Where I blame others – please, patience.
Where I would blame and other – patience.
Patience takes the long view,
considers the context, offers charity
even when undeserved.
And, O my heart!
Isn’t that when you offer it to us?
Martha Spong is a clergy coach and executive director of RevGalBlogPals. She is co-author of Denial is My Spiritual Practice (and Other Failures of Faith) with Rachel Hackenberg (Church Publishing, 2018). She blogs at marthaspong.com.
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