The gift has been given

20 Apr 2022 | Believers | 0 comments

Be still my soul and steadfast.

Earth and heaven both are still watching

though time is draining from the clock

and your walk, that was confident and quick,

has become slow.


So, be slow if you must, but let

the heart still play its true part.

Love as once you loved, deeply,

and without patience. Let God and the world

know you are grateful

that the gift has been given.


Mary Oliver (1935-2019), The Gift, 2015. 

Notes from the Compiler


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