The Better Part (Luke 10: 38-42)

A warm mug rests
in my hands while fairies,
gossamer skirts and wings floating,
chase their little monster through the house.

I watch them run
past empty and full
laundry baskets, over the
clean, unfolded towels and sheets.

The breakfast dishes wait
on the table while I stare
at holiness in bare feet,
Christ in comforting disguise.


  1. you did it!!! and it was well worth the effort

  2. Thank you. And thank you for all the help and feedback. You are a great inspiration to keep on going, to use the gifts we've been given, and use them well.

  3. Thank you for this wonderful poem! I love "holiness in bare feet" and "Christ in comforting disguise." God Bless...

  4. It is so comforting to be here with all of you. Thank you for this warm welcome and your kind comments. Many blessing ~

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  6. This is such a beautiful glimpse into the "domestic Church", or the home. :)


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