Wednesday, 6 February 2008

Lenten thoughts

Into the dark world
a snowdrop comes,
a blessing of hope and peace
carrying within it a green heart:
symbol of God’s renewing love.
Come to inhabit our darkness, Lord Christ,
for dark and light are alike to you.
May nature’s white candles of hope
remind us of your birth
and lighten our journey
through Lent and beyond.

Kate McIlhagga


Watford Babe said...

Lovely poem Liz. Think I know the author - same name as the Minister who did the address at my Grandmother's funeral in Cambridge in 1989! Small world!

Cherie said...

Loving these gentle thought and lovely flower photos, Liz. Thank you for sharing them!

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