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Classic Gratitude Poems – Joy Harjo, Mary Oliver, MORE

Gratitude Poems

Gratitude should guide our daily lives, and indeed it is at the heart of a different way of being, and as John Pattison and I have argued in SLOW CHURCH, it is at the heart of a different sort of economy.  Here are a few classic gratitude poems that express thankfulness for the abundant life of creation.
 

How to Be A Poet

Wendell Berry

 

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Snippet:
Make a place to sit down.
Sit down. Be quiet.
You must depend upon
affection, reading, knowledge,
skill—more of each
than you have—inspiration,
work, growing older, patience,

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