Mind the gap

Holy One,

your creativity is infinite;

our ability to respond to your

expansive imagination

is not.

I do not think that you forget our frailty.

Perhaps we forget that you have made us

a little lower than the angels;

another mark of the divine capacity to dream.

Whatever the reason for this rift between

your mind  and our mundanity,

I wish you would,

of your fabled compassion,

think about meeting us halfway;

at a time and place of your own

considerable convenience,

of course.


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 , and Whom Shall I Fear? Urgent Questions for Christians in an Age of Violence, both from Upper Room Books. She loves the lake, misses the ocean, and is finally coming to terms with snow.
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