Sunday August 14

“You search the scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life;…”

–John 5:39 (NRSV)

Sitting at the desk of my days

Pages pile up

Paper and ink

Yellowed and curling

Dry dusty

Searching texts

While the Word knocks on the door of my room

A friend with a cup of tea.

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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