Treasure Island

Maria C. Costa

(Portugal)

A Gesture of Love


From dawn till dusk
They are compliant
With every principle and task.
They are humble, obedient,
Sustaining the whole Being
Through prayers so divine
Accompanied by fasting
Due to break at sunset time.
O Lord, how they love YOU
And recognise Your Mercy,
Your Grace, too.
May You grant them all
Much strength, joy, peace
To follow such Light in bliss!

(September 2010)

Submitted: Friday, September 03, 2010

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