Tag: begrateful

  • The Online Etymological Dictionary informs that the word “gratitude” comes from the Latin gratus(thankful, pleasing) and from the Proto-Indo-European gwere (to favor). Related terms include: agree, congratulations, graceful; gratis, gratuity, ingratiate. I agree that congratulations and even a gratuity should go to the internet for knowledge that comes gratis. My father worked as a janitor for the MTA. He […]

  • Grateful for Finding a Church Home

    “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.”   Philippians 4: 6 Finding a church in New York City that I, as a transplanted Ohioan, felt at home in was a request I made known to God. I must confess I felt anxious that I […]

  • In Gratitude

    I am thankful for the guidance and encouragement I have received from the ministers, staff and fellow congregants at Marble. Everyone is invited to not just attend worship service, but to actively participate in the ministry of the church which I have done. I have found that by participating, it has help me to find […]

  • My (misplaced?) Gratitude for Paul McCartney and Let it Be

    Music, like the Bible, is full of mystery, surprise, and twists. Each offers an opportunity to ponder intent, ascribe meaning, attach emotion, and make it our own as we live into the word.