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Broken Pieces by Raymond A. Foss

Broken pieces
chipped and cracked
finding the hands
of the potter round them
converted, once more
into supple clay
giving freely
eager for shaping
to the potters plans

November 12, 2010
after posting the following poem to
November 12, 2010
Going back on the potter’s wheel

Understanding the father,
perhaps in a different way
the creator, our savior
gathering us in
his arms open wide
taking in our brokenness
placing us
back on the potter’s wheel
changing us
molding us
new clay may we be
able to move, to flow anew
shaped by the potter once again

December 4, 2009
Genesis 1:1-2:4a
Genesis 2:4b-25
the tension between the two traditions
giving us two creation stories
Ecclesiastes 12:7
Jeremiah 18:1-4
via email conversation 12/4/09
with artist and teacher
Carol Childress,
author of blog, “Choosing Joy”,
and see: http://carolchil.blogspot.com/2009/12/for-everything-there-is-season.html
Luke 15:11-32
Parable of the Prodigal Son

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