Saturday, September 3, 2011

What Brings You Joy?


What Brings You Joy? - A Poem

At a recent meeting, actress and poet Patricia Alice Albrecht asked each of us to each answer the provocative and unexpected question: "What brings you joy?" Knowing the group was a fairly liberal mix, I found myself tongue-tied, afraid my heart-felt reply about God and faith might be perceived as just another "right-wing conservative Christian tea-bagger extremist." That IS the kind of response Christians often elicit on discussion boards and in the media these days, no matter how innocuous our statements. Here is what was going on in my head.

Read my poem at: What Brings You Joy? - Associated Content from Yahoo! 

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