Advent Paradox

God we cry out to you
For love
For redemption
And that is the promise you have given

We didn’t take into account
Love and redemption
Do not eliminate suffering.

Rather, they accompany it.
And in the midst of suffering,
We find that you are there
The weeping, suffering Christ/Spirit/God

Whose love can only witness
To the true hope
That awaits us only
In death.


Popular posts from this blog

20A, "There is nothing you can say or do..."

Proper 21C, Rent Asunder

The Lost Found