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Saturday, February 20, 2016

God Bless the Wind--a poem

CHRIST IN WINTER: Reflections on Faith for the Years of Winter… ©

Lord, bless the wind today,
this little wind that slips
so shyly up to my face
to say hello,
like twin fawns stepping lightly
through tall grass.

And bless the big winds.
Take away their anger
at the world that will not bow before them.
Let them slow to blow
the little boats to harbor safe,
and the bigger ships to some place profound.

And all the winds of in-between…
The frosty wind that makes moan
in winter.
The zephyr that blows the light brown hair
of girls named Jennie.

Bless them, Lord, the winds,
and help them to blow the good memories


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