Romans 8: 12-17

Belonging

Belonging, left longing for freedom,
longing for love; owned and disowned in
one sweet, divided breath? No.
Belonging, beloved; longed-for and loved,
left wanting for nothing that father and
mother of all can supply,
owing no debt in pounds of flesh but knowing
our lives belong, beloved, in the One
who breathes, undivided.

About Rosalind C Hughes

Rosalind C Hughes is a priest and author living near the shores of Lake Erie. After growing up in England and Wales, and living briefly in Singapore, she is now settled in Ohio. She serves an Episcopal church just outside Cleveland. Rosalind is the author of A Family Like Mine: Biblical Stories of Love, Loss, and Longing (Upper Room Books, 2020). She loves the lake, misses the ocean, and is finally coming to terms with snow.
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