Lent 1, 2015

cropped-water-drop-with-ripple-hi2

Water:
crashing, rushing,
lifting, tossing, drowning
seeping and eroding, unstopped,
because

ashes
marked us Wednesday;
but here comes the water,
unrelenting, penetrating,
blessing

in drops,
sprinkles, dunkings,
saving from death, through death,
not thwarted nor denied by death:
God’s love.

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