Sunday, October 27, 2013

A Part of God's Family

A Part of God’s Family

She sent me a sack of red apples,
By way of her obliging son,
Beautiful shining crisp crimsons
From heavily-laden tree in her yard.

And I sent back, by her son,
Some books I’d wanted to give
For oh, so long a time, but
Just never got around to the delivery.

We hear so much these days
About the need for “being in community”.
But some of us have difficulty
Getting together physically, even one on one.

Sometimes, in our need, we cling
To our simple joy as part of the
Worldwide church, God’s family.
Letting that thought comfort us in our walk.

And then sometimes, God moves
Mysteriously, and “in community”
We are joined together in spirit and in life
By real kindness shown through a third party.

All Glory to the Lord, no matter how, or what!
Community comes in many flavors;
And we’re all a part of God’s family.  Blessed thought!

(c) 2013 by Marilee Miller

This post is shared with Laura Boggess'  "Playdates with God"


  1. I agree that "community" is a word thrown around today without much thought to those who are constricted to home because of health. The Internet has been a help and may you find a richness of friends throughout the world.

  2. "All Glory to the Lord, no matter how, or what!"

    Yes, His glorious ways are beyond our comprehension, and we can find ourselves communing with Him in places, and with people, we may never expect!

    So glad to be part of your virtual "community," sister-friend!

    Visiting you from "Playdates with God"...


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