My Why

Recently, I was asked to give my “Why?” I work at World Relief.  Here is part of my answer. Kind of similar to the first poem I posted (Hope)  (Also – shameless plug: visit World Relief at www.worldrelief.org)

Why?

(Because I don’t know the meaning of the words ‘hunger’ ‘hopeless’ ‘persecuted’)

My life –
This very gift of breath
(before I could do a thing)
This very gift
Of an able life lived with Abundant Hope

Calls for only one response –
Christ’s call to Truth
Eden returned
‘Shalom’ renewed

Justice
for pain
for oppressed
for the shaken

Hope for
the frightened
the empty
the fallen

Love for
the lost
the lonely
the hidden

HIM
–          to the broken.

 

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One response to “My Why

  1. Awesome…thanks

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