Where do you fly for refuge?
Place palms upon
Earth Bark Stone.
Walk wide open.
Today, how will you be
Wisdom bearer, Insight sharer?
Do you tend to "go it alone"?
Do you need support?
Trust that God is with you in ways beyond understanding.
Holy One, you help us keep our balance
in unsteady moments.
How are you called to
embrace the unknown today?
Allow grace to rise
parched earthen soul.
Fling wide your arms.
Embrace the world.
Beside us. Around us.
Above us. Below us.
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I gratefully dedicate this book to the three women who made it possible, made it readable, and made it deliverable….
To Shirin McArthur, who catches my confusing formulations and so kindly suggests better alternatives.
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