Wednesday, November 12, 2008


“More tears are shed over answered prayers than unanswered ones.”

St. Teresa of Avila (Spanish Nun, Mystic and Writer, 1515-1582)

9 comments:

Angie Ledbetter said...

True, so we must be careful what we pray for because we only have a bit of the bigger picture. Huggage

Wanda said...

Oh, shut up.

(I mean that with all the kindness in my heart, of course.)

Kathryn said...

Reminds me of Garth Brooks' song Thank God for Unaswered Prayers...

Angie Ledbetter said...

And here's one of my favorite quotes by her:

"To reach something good it is very useful to have gone astray, and thus acquire experience."

kario said...

Have any prayers answered lately?

Robin said...

I think I would like to hear the back story that prompted this post.

Jerri said...

I'm with Robin. Translation, please.

Deb said...

May the tears be cleansing and leave you open for the love just waiting to fill that space.

Lori said...

Yea, I think Garth said it first! Wait, that would make him really old....

Never mind.