Piercing the Darkness   1 comment

Midnight Sun, Nordkapp, Norway

Image Source = Yan Zhang

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In the midst of

The darkness

Of night

And

Of human brokenness,

Divine light

Burst forth

To bridge the gap

Between

Humankind

And

God.

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Reconciliation

And

Atonement

Began–

Yet in the shadow in of

Another darkness–

Death.

Yet even that darkness

Fell

(In Time)

To Divine Intervention.

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The light shines in the darkness,

And frightens us,

For the darkness is familiar.

God comes to us,

And we turn away,

Out of fear,

Or willfulness,

or misplaced certainty.

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God challenges our traditions,

So we choose the familiar path,

The road well-traveled.

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Yet

The narrative can be different.

We can–

We must–

Follow the light,

Walk out of our cave,

And

Embrace the way of God.

KENNETH RANDOLPH TAYLOR

DECEMBER 17, 2009

http://blogatheologica.wordpress.com/2011/11/26/piercing-the-darkness/

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Posted October 6, 2010 by neatnik2009 in 2017-2018, Christmas, December, Poetry and Prayers

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