Ashes

Dearly Beloved,
Grace and Peace to you.
         
         

All that was precious
and heartfelt is nothing
but ashes,

a smudge
borne away
on your forehead, God.

I am dust
and to dust
I return,

in your hands,
awaiting
your breath.

         
         
Deep Blessings,
Pastor Steve

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