Thursday, June 24, 2010

Sacrament






















The new father held his baby daughter
gently within his hands.
His gaze never left her face;
he focused intently upon her,
not even looking up when I entered the room.

I dared not disturb this holy scene,
this reminder of how
tenderly God looks at
each and every one of us,
and I was blessed by the sacrament of the moment.

4 comments:

  1. I am reveling in the imagery, painted by your words. Thank you.

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  2. Oh my gosh, this makes me cry. It really moves me, especially this week. Did you see the pictures of my new grandson? There is one of him with my son - looks a lot like this one! Check out my June 22nd post. God bless! and thanks!

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  3. When I saw this picture it immediately made me think of the picture Colleen put up of her son and grandson.
    Beautiful words and picture!

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