What God is This?Following the angel’s appearance months ago, A young woman – mystified, yet willing – Subjected herself to ridicule While readying for the baby whose presence Began making itself evident. Then came the night On the heels of a long and arduous journey In humbleness of setting and witness. How prepared was the young woman’s weary body And emotion-laden heart For the miracle of birth, much less this Miracle of Birth – This holy night that culminates in pulling her newborn son To her breast, Offering life-giving milk To the very One who created life, And came to offer it eternal. What God is this who would choose this humble, Implausible means Out of love for a sinner? My God. My God… © 2013, Marie Elena Good
We will forgo today’s In-Form Poet Wednesday with RJ Clarken, as it happens to fall on Christmas Day.
If you are looking for poetic inspiration and have not done so already, please take a peek at William’s “Season of Light“ prompt: http://poeticbloomings.com/2013/12/22/prompt-134-season-of-light/
Wishing you all the blessings of the season.