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Fear vs Faith

All is movement
all is change

Why then am I stuck
a rock holding its ground?

Each moment flows
into the next
then is gone

Calm unsettles me
I stand upon the bank

and search for rapids

Let go of worry
trust process
Life is a river

Take me to that river
bathe me in faith
for now, I fear the flow.

33 thoughts on “Fear vs Faith

  1. I like how you push the idea of battle throughout the poem. It starts with the title (fear vs. faith) and then moves to the (time vs. stagnation) and then (worry vs. trust) and then back to (fear vs. faith). The way you structure a poem, the words you use: this really is on a master-like level or beyond, even. I don’t say this lightly. Great work as always!

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  2. I fear the flow also. Every time I go the the grocery store, there is more change. Yesterday, there was a line-up outside and as one person came out, another was let in. Regulated social distancing. Still no Kleenex or TP. 😦 We now have our third case in Sudbury. 😦

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