Friday, July 8

The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. As it is written in the prophet Isaiah, ‘See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way; the voice of one crying out in the wilderness: “Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight,”‘ Mark 1:1-3 (NRSV)

Get out the heavy equipment

bulldozers, backhoes

Dynamite, TNT,

those roads are full of potholes

who would believe they could be fixed

with a Word.

The Rev. Ann Fontaine, Interim Vicar,St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church, Manzanita OR, keeps what the tide brings in. She is the author of Streams of Mercy: a meditative commentary on the Bible.

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