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Our Cross – haiku - 2 by Raymond A. Foss

Each of us walking
what we are called to do
carrying our cross

June 29, 2010
written at NH Bar Section Leaders’ meeting
We too can surely walk

Like the rock, buoyed on the waves
on the waters of life
leaving the boat
our comfort, our pews
the four walls of our sanctuaries

We too can surely walk
on the stormy waters
our eyes on Christ
leaning on the cornerstone

Daring to live ever
following the call of your word
speaking to us
deep within our hearts

June 11, 2010
written at the House of Purpose Coffeehouse
about the comment made June 11, 2010
about the poem below, “Walking on Water”
by Odeniyi Martin Oluwafemi
when I posted it to http://www.christianpoetr.org


Walking on Water

Unlike the others
huddled in the boat
afraid, frozen by the winds
the waves, crashing on the sides
He went when the master called
walking on the water toward the Lord
fear when the winds would wail
crying for the master’s hand
Trying to be faithful
to heed the shepherd’s voice
a prelude for his work
once the spirit
fell upon him in grace

Leaving the nets by the shore
following the savior’s lead
leaving the boat
for the water’s skin
his faith enough to stand
Called to follow in his steps
the rock upon the waves
to serve our fellow man
in ways revealed by God
Each of us has a part
a gift to do the work
to follow our savior’s way
to pick up our cross and walk

October 25, 2009
Matthew 16:13-19
& Matthew 14:22-33
Isaiah 40:28-31 (Call to Worship)
Ephesians 3:14-20
Worship Theme: “This is not a spectator sport!”
& sermon by Reverend Huntley Halvorson
Suncook United Methodist Church
Suncook, NH

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