gentle god

God is breathing gently,
God never hurries,
Is never anxious or pressing,
God just waits,
Breathing gently upon us
With great tenderness
Until we look to God -
And, knowingly,

+ Edwina Gateley


Thanks to Edwina Gateley - poet, theologian, artist, writer, lay minister, modern-day mystic, prophet, and single mom - for her soft and beautiful words.  Also, thanks to Kent Clark for capturing these gentle and tender boys in the countryside of Zimbabwe.