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ON SEEING CHRIST

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ON SEEING CHRIST

Not then as mingling personage,
and its resort,
nor as linguistic parsonage
in moments scored!

So also referenced structuring
the church in ford,
oft marks the course in buffering
a message heard!

The sight of Christ, so ruffling
with wonders chord,
all else is stemmed from suffering
within reward!

I know of Christ, not muttering
in daily towards
as did address my sauntering
from human board!

The bonds so striven emptily
as merits hoard
cannot compare with brevity
His presence . . .  soared!


Note ~  My only Son had married in Brookings, S. D., and he and wife were transferred to Iowa.  I had hoped for a continuing relationship.  They were transferred four times with his
Enron pipeline job ~ then the Company went under.  But before leaving South Dakota I
was headed out to their home (they had left) and near a turn, where a School was blocking
the street ~ under a Street light ~ I witnessed the image of Jesus, he looked like the
paintings, in white, a mirage of a sort.  Saying "Don't give up hope" the impact was so
real I started to drive, and drove past My sons home, and kept going, crying and filled
with so much awe ~ I ended up in Minnesota by a Lake Preston, and just kept sobbing and
feeling so special, I had seen what the world was waiting to see.  Jesus is a personal
Savior ~ I would hope everyone could have such an encounter.  My fear, disappointment,
pain everything else was swept away.   Take Care!

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