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Lent 3.16

Mary Oliver is the best!  Her poetry is simple and so beautiful.  She speaks of faith and the world and of paying attention.  Her poem, aptly called, "Praying," is one of my favorites.

It doesn't have to be
the blue iris, it could be
weeds in a vacant lot, or a few
small stones; just
pay attention, then patch

a few words together and don’t try
to make them elaborate, this isn’t
a contest but the doorway 

into thanks, and a silence in which
another voice may speak.


Peace,
Laurie
Posted by Laurie Weicher at 6:00 AM
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