i have surveyed the land.
i have seen its fruitfulness
and assessed its dangers.
this is a place to prosper,
but the enemies are enormous,
and i feel like a grasshopper next to them.
my heart almost stops with fear.
but i remember who promised me this land.
his love for me surges into my heart
washing away the terror.
peace and confidence reign within.
by all means, we will go
and possess the land he has promised us.
our enemies are not too strong for us.
(reflections on numbers 13)
Touched by this Poem that was read on Sunday before communion - Before I take the body of my Lord Before I share his life in bread and wine I recognize the sorry things within These I lay down The words of hope I often ...
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