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Christ Was Already There by Raymond A. Foss

Even before the rumbles
the shuttering of the ground
before the tragedy of the quake
all falling down

Christ was already there
working in that place
hands and feet of God
serving our brothers, our sisters
in little acts of grace

Some even falling,
dying in that land
that moment holy
finding eternity,
sacred ground

More to do, so much more
where but in prayer must we start
offering love, from around the world
to lift these people up

January 22, 2010
on the Haitian earthquake tragedy
and the loss of missionaries
and relief workers,
including Rev. Sam Dixon of UMCOR and
Rev. Clint Rabb, of UM volunteer services
(see Memorial Blog for Sam Dixon and Clint Rabb,
including a reflection from Thomas Kemper, Global Ministries General Secretary-Elect at:
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