Sunday, February 25, 2018

It is not a contradiction

After 2 Corinthians 12

It is not a contradiction
that a vision is partnered
with a thorn, that a revelation
is paired with a darkness,
that a practiced insight
is joined by a torment.
It is not a contradiction but a purpose;
it is a natural thing to conclude
that vision, revelation, insight
are self-sufficient, self-generated.
Thorn, darkness, torment
are given to remind that
none of comes from within.

Photograph by Jeffrey Wegrzyn via Unsplash. Used with permission.

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