There’s Still Time for a new year

You are what you hear;
bottle nosed whales slide
into an ocean of blues
as rain fresh mint and ferns whip
the coastal bluff.

The Shepherd whistles
to turn your head.
Facts and faith
a jumble of Scrabble letters.
We spell ourselves, face down.

It’s possible to have the Christ
in ways unbelievable
to believers, but
to believe He has us,
that’s worth baking bread.

Will Schmit

Will Schmit is a volunteer outreach prison minister for Lifehouse Church in McKinleyville Ca. He is the author of Head Lines A Sixty Day Guide to Personal Psalmistry and Jesus Inside A Prison Minister's Memoir and Training Manual both available at Amazon Books and The website also includes poetry, ministry updates, and music downloads from Bring To Glory a CD of spoken word with coffee house jazz.

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