Ye of little faith

It feels less like walking on water than drowning in mid-air;

the perfume of your presence is too heady to bear.

I make myself thin to slip from your embrace;

breathe once more the comfortable air of an ordinary, little faith.

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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