God Our Guide

Deborah Beach Giordano
© June 29, 2012

This is God, who will be our guide forever.
~ Psalm 48:14

God will be our guide
forever;
for God
never
gives up.

That’s a promise,
but not
a guarantee;
God will be there,
God is faithful;

God is for us,
but there
is no telling
whether we
will be.

God is our guide;
patient,
persistent,
never-wearying,
and never insisting;

God is our guide,
not our probation officer;
God invites,
and hopes,
but does not demand.

God shows us
the way,
encouraging us,
sometimes enticing us,
never forcing us;

God is a Light
illuminating
the darkness,
not a leash
dragging us.

God works
through love
not compulsion,
giving freely,
never grasping.

God offers
to guide us;
it is our choice
whether to follow

or not.

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I am a struggling Christian, committed pacifist, near-obsessive recycler, incurable animal lover, inveterate tree-hugger; a nature mystic, a socialized introvert, an advocate for the vulnerable, an opponent of exploiters.
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