Genesis 32:9-13a, 22-30

Genesis 32:9-13a, 22-30

Did he see the stars that night?Wondering if his would wink outFearing the vengeful hand of his twin Did You see the stars that night?Double counting their twinklingTelling one its name would soon change Will we see the stars at night?Amidst solitary unexpected strugglesHolding on, injured and

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Genesis 18:1-15, 21:1-7

Genesis 18:1-15, 21:1-7

May we sit with each otherReceiving unexpected holy promisesSnickering in surprise and anxietyAccepting bequests of unusual guests May we run to meet each otherSeeking favor from strangersBegging travelers to stop awhileOffering rest with a sumptuous feast May we laugh with each otherWondering at divine timingAvoiding personal agendasWelcoming

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Genesis 2:4b-25

Genesis 2:4b-25

What a strange artist’s studioClods of thirsty dirtAwaiting water from belowHoly breath heldWhile nostrils and lungs formSide of flesh and boneAwakening as a partnerUnfinished yet deemed completeCreation begins to live O God of mysterious destinationsWe step out in faith todayInto uncharted seas and on to unmapped trailsTrusting

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