Not the historic theological leap of faith, but the leap from flesh to spirit.
The Cloudburst poem today sent by email is based on a phrase in Mary Walker’s poem, “I Would Like to Be a Missionary.” She wrote, “Doing more great deeds than time could ever reveal.” It got shortened in my seven-line poem, but earned the highlighted middle line: ” More than time could ever reveal.”
The poem was on a card in a goody bag given us at the missionary retreat in Hamilton, Ala., by Lucas, Elijah and Meg Posey, young people from, I think, the Double Springs, Ala., church.
The rhyme scheme is a modified chiastic structure: ABABCBC.
The challenges us to replace the attention we give earthly things with spiritual, temporal with eternal.