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Field Self

When ego trips take me away from You, I see myself as blade in field of grass, so blinding self-importance fades from view, along with arrogance and pride that’s crass. For, as a blade, I’m part of something larger than … Continue reading

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Embodiment

In buildings made of stone, they speak of You, of when You came two thousand years ago, and though I take the story to be true, I seek a softer, warmer place to go. Among the stained glass panes and … Continue reading

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Substance Holiness

You thought your thoughts were holier than things, that matter was beneath what’s in your mind, and lived for what your mind in bushels thinks and what by way of thinking you could find. You thought that matter was inferior … Continue reading

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Kinship

Your plate of scrambled eggs beneath the sun gives off a slowly curling wisp of steam, and it appears the scramble you have done is sunlight that’s congealed. Though it may seem that sun and yolk are different things by … Continue reading

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Loaves

You multiplied some loaves and fishes, so multitudes were fed from a just a few, yet there has been another kind of dough that I have wished were multiplied by You: not loaves but loves I wish were multiplied, for … Continue reading

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Arboreal Fable

A tree does not concern itself with whether it’s serving others with its growing tall, nor fret for housing birds of every feather and woodland creatures, mostly very small, nor feel that if it doesn’t give itself that means it … Continue reading

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Supplicant Plant

As though You were the sun and I a plant, I want to grow to You through all my days, and I feel saddened when I think I can’t and feel cut-off from Your life giving rays. For, as You … Continue reading

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