Sunday Evening

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We shuffle in quietly taking our seats, stillness envelopes

our beings, as our prayers seek out the light of the candles,

lifting themselves beyond what we can see.

And we read:

“In you Lord, I have taken refuge;

let me never be put to shame;

deliver me in your righteousness.

Turn your ear to me,

come quickly to my rescue;

be my rock of refuge,

a strong fortress to save me.

Since you are my rock and my fortress…..”

With a few more encouraging words,

flames flicker, and for some a tear will fall,

and for others they are still praying,

as we quietly stand, and walk

out the door.

       

Poetry and Image © Copyright 2016, Ancient Skies

Quote, Psalm 31:1-4, from the NIV Bible

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