Sunday, December 4, 2016

A remnant

After 1 Samuel 24

A small piece of cloth
a remnant, a tiny piece
that will not matter
to the whole
a tiny piece cut
in a place of hiding
in a place of refuge
and last resort

The whole robe was at risk
yet only a small piece taken
as a sign
as a promise
as the hope for reconciliation.

Photograph by Kevin Phillips via Public Domain Pictures. Used with permission.

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