Saturday, November 30, 2013


(Job 28:28)

Yes: wisdom begins with fear of the Lord,
which comprehends the power that made the seas,
the earth, the shimmering dawn,
the unexplored unfathomed skies, the moon,
and the Pleiades.
Which also know Who comes to judge our
shoddy little failing lives, knowing full well,
we need not fear the one who kills the body,
but only He who condemns the soul to hell.
Which also knows it magnifies the Lord,
defying the demon, being the only releases,
oddly enough, from fear, being its own reward,
which is also wise, is faith, is hope, is peace,
is tender mercy, over and over again,
until, at last, is love, is love. Amen.

--William Baer

Copyright (c) 2013, Israel Galindo

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