Last year I was preparing a sermon on the “Beatitudes” (Matthew 5: 3-12). I shared some thoughts with Disciple Dog on our morning walks. Next thing I know, he told me he’d created his own list. He called them his “Bow Attitudes.” Here they are:
DD came up with 7 things worthy of “bows” in his life that day. Since then, he’s been regularly creating fresh lists as a spiritual exercise. He’s taught me it’s a great way to start or end our day, and can help when we can’t sleep or are feeling anxious. It actually is a practice that is useful in all kinds of situations. “Tell them to give it a try,” he told me. I said I would.