Dear Urban Abbey Members and Friends:
I was 'blown away' by the imagery of God's presence in Steve's poem below and wanted to share it with you. What an exquisite thought that each one of us is a 'beautiful garment' for our God. What a delight God must take in each one of us, with all our flaws an foibles, that God would 'wear' us and use us in that way to project grace, love, reconciliation to others.
This certainly gives me a renewed sense of purpose and call to be present in each moment of my day. What does this poem say to you?
Shalom and many blessings, George
Grace and Peace to you.
The weaver of heaven looks out
upon her world and wants
to walk among her dear humans unnoticed
for she knows how alarmed they can be
So she weaves a beautiful garment for herself
and when she is finished
naked and eager she puts you on
and you fit perfectly
And you walk out into the world
and hardly anyone
not even you yourself
But every movement is actually her
every breath is really her
and even when you stumble
she is beautiful in you
Evening Prayer 3.29.17, John Keble, Priest, 1866
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