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expectation
by Fr. Kurt Messick
Friday, January 23, 2004

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An original poem.



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expectations of the ancient holy
are never going to be fully mine
even if there is an undoubted sign
things can never be in the past solely

the future brings a new, disquieting light
as if it were some great uncharted star
coming forth to be here, no longer far
shining truth and wisdom, intense and bright

it gives to us of all unbridled love
exposing all the undertones of malice
whose heart-hardening force kept us at odds
from those impulses coming from above
whose force of goodness overflows the chalice
and makes us know that all we are, is God's

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Reviewed by Bonnie Torrente 9/5/2004
Beautiful kurt.
Thank You.

Love Bonnie
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson 2/29/2004
Oh, Father Kurt! I enjoyed this message! Thanks!
Reviewed by Tami Ryan 2/21/2004
This is beautiful. Thank you.
Reviewed by S H (Reader) 2/14/2004
Beautiul
Reviewed by Vesna Vanessa 2/11/2004
expectations of the ancient holy
are never going to be fully mine

...do they need to be fully yours?

and makes us know that all we are, is God's

..and that is suffice??...hmmm..not quite!
Food for thought..TY Kurt!
vesna
Reviewed by Mark Rockeymoore 1/24/2004
truth lies in the simplest of expressions. sometimes, i think that's all that's needed. wisdom drop, poet. thank you for sharing it with us!
Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/24/2004
This gives one pause to ponder and prepare,splendid work! Thanks Fr.Messick
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 1/24/2004
i like this...
beginnings of a new book?
Reviewed by Zenith Elliott 1/23/2004
Beautifully written Father Messick! Amen! ~Z~
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 1/23/2004
AMEN...This is gorgeous Fr. Kurt...a keeper in my book..."All we are is God's" In the end we will all realize this truth...Some of us know it already...:) Floria
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 1/23/2004
Wonderful write Fr.Kurt!!

Inspirational message here!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 1/23/2004
Inspirational! Great write!
Reviewed by Al Swanson (Reader) 1/23/2004
Father, Killer !

ust Wow, well to be honest with ya Father, it did have such a malignant sting too, but to myself, and true, I have no caus to argue with it, I love this insight, and repect you as a vey educated man

loved the Chalice line as well, blessings al
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/23/2004
Wonderful insight; wonderful poem, Fr. Kurt!
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