ADVENT, 9

ADVENT

 

9.

       ~John 5

 

Move away from what you know.

Can you?

Bread and wine,

comfortable and magical words,

candles, flowers,

Victorian hymnody,

linens arranged just so.

Just so.

Walk away 

from stained glass,

stone towers, bells.

Stop being helpless.

Today is the holiest of days.

Stir the waters 

in the pool of mercy.

Be a burning light

 

 

 

2 comments on “ADVENT, 9

  1. Maggie says:

    I am totally smitten with this series

  2. Christine Lee Moore says:

    I guess this rather speaks to the e-mail I just sent to you – walking away from the comfort of the status quo – stir the waters – be the light.

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