Found this and wanted to reshare. Life-giving pieces like this are so, so necessary, and are evidence of the communal and relational nature of Divine Flow. May blessings abound.
It is Advent
and I am cleaning out the desk.
I find expired coupons,
obsolete proofs of purchase,
useless how-to manuals.
Beneath unopened instructional cd’s
and old, unframed photos
a gem is gleaming and I open it:
“May Christ and all the angels linger long
in September’s slanting light;
gathering around your nebulous charity
that once again said ‘yes’
the vessel for life
and loving those who become;
May the days that seem impossible
be few and fleeting.
May the forgiving be creative!
The Beauty Immense.”
These verses fall
out of the cardstock
and into my lap,
a precious gift,
a visible sign of invisible grace
carrying me through
treacherous leap into
God getting to me
through the careful crafting of words
his presence made manifest in love
shared and received
like the sacramentals of daily living,
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