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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

The Hidden Closeness

by Cynthia Scodova



But you, Lord, are near to me,
  and you are trustworthy in all your precepts.
                                                                 Psalm 118




The soul selects her beauty
then swings open 
wide the doors;
inviting and gracious
more 
or less.

Yet, sometimes the stunning
comes
swooping in, 
startling,
like the great, 
gray-ivory wings
of the blue heron,

shaking the wind,
like a snap of sail
out of the unexpected
moment
and lush crescendo
of summer:


Continue reading at Cynthia's blog The Mad-Eyed Monk.

3 comments:

  1. Thanks be to God for the beauty of these words.

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  2. Thank you Amylisa and Nancy! Our Lord is so beautiful... God Bless.

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