Sunday, January 22, 2017

day 22

With that, Joseph hurried out, because he was overcome with affection for his brother, and he was about to weep.  So he went into a private room and wept there.  Genesis 43:30

noticing the scarfed
   teenager sitting alone
   on the bus;
listening to the
   immigrant child
   translating for his
comforting those
   who find themselves
   outsiders looking in,
we meet our family,
      and weep
for our loss in
not knowing them
all our lives.

(c) 2017 Thom M. Shuman

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