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The starkness stands out

Discussion in 'Catholic DIR' started by Mark Dohle, Mar 26, 2020.

  1. Mark Dohle

    Mark Dohle Active Member

    Dec 3, 2016

    The starkness stands out,

    I feel like a mouse,
    by an invisible cat,
    feeling its presence,
    yet it eludes me.

    I hate the feeling, Lord,
    being in an open field,
    no place to hide,
    yet it is life as it has always been.

    The starkness stands out,
    as well as life's fragility,
    so I do the best I can,
    work in our infirmary,
    be present for those i
    live with and love.

    Truly like flowers of the field
    we age, and weaken,
    or we get sick
    and then, Lord, we are gone.

    Yet, so what, I still trust in you.--Br-MD