Sunday, May 6, 2018

Defining a child

After I John 2:28-3:10

To define a child
(“come to me as little children”)
Isn’t so problematic,
At first glance, at least:
Do what is right,
love your brother (brother
defined in the generic sense,
demanding far more than what
is currently cultural).

Do what is right: means
be like him who does right
all the time. We despair:
how is that even possible?
He does right all the time
and we know we do not.
But when he abides within
it is sufficient for transformation.

Photograph by Caroline Hernandez via Unsplash. Used with permission.

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