Prayer ducks

I sit by the pond of prayer.
My prayers are duck decoys
floating on the pond.
If I sit still long enough
a little flock of God will come,
the real thing,
and settle beside them on the pond.
I don’t have to pray.
Just put out my decoys,
and sit still and wait
for the ducks to come.

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Steve Garnaas-Holmes
Unfolding Light
www.unfoldinglight.net

July 6, 2021