Accountability

Holding hands together, palms warm with praying, the way children do- urgent, necessary quick, like they truly believe. Chocolates are needed now, or Pa needs his leg repaired, or a bicycle needs a new bell. Or it shouldn’t rain at noon today, or we need a puppy. Now. A child persists, he believes, he sees it happening and will not leave. He tugs sleeve, he makes a mess with tears and lip, he may even bruise his toe reaching for the answer. Holding hands with You the way….

PiCourtesy Kaushiki Choudary

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… a child prays, asking Love, Joy, Peace, asking that Humanity finds You;

asking that wounds become a healing place and death lose its proverbial sting, in the fact of Your Face my God my God.

Asking like children do, I hold Your Hand, the One nailed at the Cross. I ask if I may- healing for Peta’s daughter and job for Diran, for hospitals and govts to work well and for me to never stop holding Your Hand even after my shopping list is done, esp after that.

For FMF Writers.

5 thoughts on “Accountability

  1. ‘ A child persists…….’ applies to all of us . Maybe the urgency and trust
    that we will ever find love diminishes over time. I guess that is one reason to be more like a child ??

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  2. True, I suppose doubt, bias, judgement, fears are outcomes of our experiences of life ( love).
    I don’t know if there is really any going back to being child like or even youth. I’ve noticed that despite great memories getting rid of fear and all it encompasses will be a bridge too far. Maybe someday 🙂

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