THE COTTAGE REVISITED

His family’s cottage wrecked,

Demolished, too gone to stay intact…

Feelings from there

Again fill his air,

Similar circumstance, we suspect!

One goes on a paper sorting binge,

The other can only cringe…

As the other soul

Takes total control,

To sharing of the load impinge.

Overcome by piles of stuff,

That one feels it’s all too much!

Burnt-out days

Flood in as he prays,

For peace in both their minds!

–J.E.C.

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About Jonathan Caswell

Poet, author, servant of God the Heavenly father and the Lord Jesus Christ...working out his salvation with fear and trembling. - Not trusting in his own deeds, but depending totally upon the finished sacrificial work of Jesus Christ to be, by God's reckoning, a new creature, clothed in Christ's righteousness...which mortal humankind can never attain by their own weak efforts, apart from faith in Christ's work on our behalf. - College-educated, yet wise enough to see that what a man does will not be his ultimate identity nor affect how God sees him or her. - Called by God to do a very difficult thing...apart from God's grace, mercy and strength...to love the sinner (which we all--by nature--are) but hate the sin, which is only paid through Christ, God's Son, - My own God-given gift is that of being a Poet..showing that in all parts of life...God has a loving part in it...as hard as that is to always understand or perceive...given life's realities! Come join me on my journey of discovery?.

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