18 April 2012

Too serious to be serious

Writing is an art
and a craft
a gift
and a responsibility
When I surrender
I am a pen in His hands

We have work to do
says my Lord
There are words to be shared
my God insists

Yes, it is work
that He calls me to
but often I believe what He wants
is for me to take all the words
toss them up in the air
and mark where they land
keeping my hands off
allowing Him to play

This is too serious to be serious
Holy Spirit whispers

Joining Lyla today as we continue to discuss L. L. Barkat's
Rumors of Water at Tweetspeak Poetry



L.L. Barkat said...

love the idea of something being too serious to be serious :)

Sheila said...

Toss them in the air. Yes.

Too serious to be serious. I've gone there.

Thank you!

Lyla Lindquist said...

Mark where they land.

It's in the paying attention, isn't Karin?

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