A song

Confusion carved suspicion straight across my chest I heard you call my name Perfection choked the life out of my every breath I heard you call my name

The magic

I kept looking at the list of 2020 sermon topics, chosen because of what I've come to know. Conversations, the ability to listen to what's said and not said, showing up--you learn a lot. The longer I looked at the list, the less confident I felt. Surely, if this is a legitimate list, I'd be …

Amen.

Oh God of commandments too clear to question Commandments that usher us into your presence If we listen May the words of our mouths And the meditations of our hearts* Be transformed in your sight Indicative of our eyes fixed on you Our relationships led by you Our lives surrendered to you Oh God our …