by Christopher J Patton


“O wonder . . .
I am, but why?”
I remember,
Knowing and able,
Yearning to be and be loved.

From the depths of my mother
To union with another,
In served stranger, now brother:
God’s gracious wonder
Is to live as He does in
Amidst the boundless joys of forgotten sorrows,
Soul agonies groan suffered in sin.

The mystery love way -
To forgive is to live -
Is knowing Jesus today.
My quiet dying, I obey,
Receiving a risen presence within
Me, my path He ordains
And forever sustains . . .

Yes, to know here below
The love from above –
t r u e b o u n d l e s s



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