I’ve stood at this window
so many times, the office
too quiet behind me, practicing
this distancing is lonely.
This morning the wind is wailing;
I hear the chink of the line
against the flagpole, the pop
of our metal roof; the building’s
sighs are as heavy as my own
in this emptiness. This is a place
of people —camaraderie, fellowship,
deep relations. We have playgrounds
and classrooms aching for the sound
of children, a court space yearning
for the energy of youth games;
our auditorium sits waiting
to reverberate worship, echo
words of truth as our pastor
expounds and saturates hearts
to fullness while we open
ourselves, a people together,
living church…, here…, now….
I take my comfort in knowing,
whether in this place
or in our homes,
Grace stands ready
to receive us.
—C.L. Fisher, April 2020
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