Monday, November 29, 2010

Prayer #142: Wonder



Prayer #142: Wonder

Rapt attention at something awesomely mysterious.

Someone has been whispering to me in the long dark.

The voice stirs in my heart as a baby stirs in a womb.


Cause of astonishment or admiration.

The light hasn't emerged in ages.

Yet still I sense it pulsing behind the night, aching to burst.


A feeling of doubt or uncertainty.

Are the voice and the light one?

Will the combined force mute me? Blind me?

How can I, weak and struggling, withstand its brilliance?


Miracle.

I don't know how. But I will.

For all this defines wonder.

All this defines You.


Amen.

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