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The Shaping

I impede the Kingdom
each time
I try to shape it.

With what dignity
is laced
that boy's face,
this old lady's slumped figure,
the close friend
I too often
take for granted.

O to be shaped
and reshaped-
to see
and feel
the richness of spirit,
the love.

Ross Kingham
© - 2000

Ross lives in Canberra, Australia. He is the director/administrator of Barnabas Ministries, Inc., which offers ministers of the Gospel a place to pause, refresh their perspective, and renew their acquaintance with God.


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