If the unexamined life is not worth living,
why do we so eagerly welcome escape?
Is it possible to laugh at our mistakes,
to reassess assumptions gladly,
and to happily repent and apologize?
Inspire us, dear Lord,
as we reflect and reconsider.
Photo of onions and garlic on display at a botanical garden in Devon, England.
Photo copyright 2004, prayer 2009, by Danny N. Schweers.