Throwback Sundays…Beautiful Words

I think I still get chills every time I read these words…a poem…a liturgy of sorts that Mark Pierson included in his book The Art of Curating Worship. My favorite portion of the poem is below, but check out this post for the entire thing. It’s worth it!

We often forget the story which came to us,
Preferring order to uncertainty;
Orthodoxy to love,
And religious piety to unmerited grace

Come to us again, Lord Jesus,
And whisper your words of welcome;
Fill our hearts with reckless wonder,
And our minds with splendid nonsense

Awake in us the dream of the kingdom;
Resurrect our dead and perished visions;
Alert us to the heaven in our midst;
And quicken us to laugh and love

 

 

With courage, Katie

2 comments

  1. Thank you for a beautiful poem to start my day.
    My favorite part is:
    Fill our hearts with reckless wonder,
    And our minds with splendid nonsense

    Releases me to be in the splendor of Gods mighty wonderful creation.

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