Sunday, June 09, 2019

divided tongues

“The spirit of the Lord shall rest on him,” Isaiah 11:2a

in the soft breath
of a napping child,
in the excited bark
of a dog chasing a squirrel,
in the whispered memories
of a grandparent’s stories,
Come, Holy Spirit,
and rest upon us, so
we can be patient
enough to listen

© 2019 Thom M. Shuman

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