Patience lives in the unsettled places.
In our in between-ness,
With a word of promise
and for a moment,
the hunger for something not yet
in a savored “now.”
Patience retrieves our forward thrown hearts –
wrestling them away
from the shores of memories
Until there is surrender
in the unsettledness of “now” –
Until there is acceptance
in the between-ness of “here,”
patience holds… and hopes, and helps.
through the churning shadows of our anxiousness,
to the warmth of a whispered truth.
Patience enfolds us – always,
in the embrace of loving stillness;
and with a nod,
says “soon enough.”
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