|"Amy Flower" by Susan |
We long for heaven with faith, hope and love*
and find it often here on earth—oh, yes!
In faith, we open to divine being.
In hope, we lean in to let go. In love,
we dedicate our hands and mouths and all.
Such flowers we are, drawing from the source
to root and grow and bloom. This is God’s work.
But when it’s hard for us to use the word
God, we know instead a steady glowing light
in darkness and a source of water in
the desert and food in natural things:
To root and grow and bloom is close enough
to having faith and hope and love to be
equivalent—oh, yes! We are alive.
Inspired by Fr. Richard Rohr's Meditation "Returning to Union"
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
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© 2017 Susan L. Chast