Sober Thought of the Day
“She was the third beer. Not the first one, which the throat receives with almost tearful gratitude; nor the second, that confirms and extends the pleasure of the first. But the third, the one you drink because it’s there, because it can’t hurt, and because what difference does it make?”  Toni Morrison, Song of Solomon

This Psalm reminds me of the Magnificat. “The promises of the Lord I will sing forever; through all generations my mouth shall proclaim your faithfulness.”  Mary’s love and obedience to God pierces my soul in a way that makes me want to imitate her.  An impossible endeavor but definitely worth striving for. Number 9

Psalm of the Day
Responsorial Psalm PS 89:2-3, 4-5, 27 AND 29

R. (37) The son of David will live for ever.

The promises of the LORD I will sing forever;
through all generations my mouth shall proclaim your faithfulness,
For you have said, “My kindness is established forever”;
in heaven you have confirmed your faithfulness.
R. The son of David will live for ever.

“I have made a covenant with my chosen one,
I have sworn to David my servant:
Forever will I confirm your posterity
and establish your throne for all generations.”
R. The son of David will live for ever.

“He shall say of me, ‘You are my father,
my God, the Rock, my savior.’
Forever I will maintain my kindness toward him,
and my covenant with him stands firm.”
R. The son of David will live for ever.

Today’s Faith
“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: “What! You too? I thought I was the only one.”CS Lewis