While Praying, I am Reminded

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WHILE PRAYING for the world,
I am reminded
of someone
I need to make peace with.

And what does it say,
if while offering your gift,
you remember?
To first go and be reconciled.

I prefer to stay and pray,
but from the moment I get the reminder
all my words ring hollow.

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Notes:
Prayers of the People event
Matthew 5:24
mural by Louisville artist Liz Richter, used with permission

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About Marilyn

Reading, thinking, listening, writing and talking about faith, creativity, ESL for refugees, grief and finding the story in a story. Student of Spanish. Foe of procrastination. Cheez-it fan. People person with hermit tendencies or vice-versa. Thank you so much for reading.
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