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A Callused View of Human Calluses

Can your calluses callus enough that God’s touch will not touch a nerve ending (to reach you) if God wants to kiss you (wants contact?) Yes, there! I’d guess not! But that does leave unanswered if God would allow you to ‘unfeel’ that feeling, to unring His knock up your virginal doors? An unfruitful advent- ure, a dalliance nipped in the bud, that’s your fame? But delays to ‘what rhymes,’ might that mean you have crutch or a leg left to stand on if Judgment’s not odd. Is God’s Grace hope you’ve ace-in-the-hole (it’s a thought though you hate to admit it?) You’re drawn to Macau? There’s a bargaining chip? You have something to hock? (You think hedging one’s bets is an option?) You’ve hint there’s an exit (non-death) that’s not God’s to proclaim? Life has binary options, it’s on, or it’s off. We can’t choose to be ‘good,’ but we can ‘like’ God’s Grace? If God’s real, ‘God’s’ not Fraud, but God still could be Fraud, which might mean grace is fraud too and ‘life’s’ what all get. Yes, we’re here then we’re not, yet death might be unreal like some say God’s not there (if He is or He’s not!) It’s confusing to me, and some think that I’m smart. Are your calluses assets? I don’t mean to scoff, but it looks more to me like that’s spiting your face (you want calluses there?) Feet, hands, fingers seem odd when feet shoed, and hands gloved still can bless life a bit. Don’t confuse souls with soles (that would not be genteel!) There’s no knowledge that lasts, and all feelings will rot if no God is Creator (whose Love’s breath is Art!) Brian Johnston 15th of August in 2020

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Date: 8/15/2020 8:29:00 PM
A wonderfully well written and thought provoking verse. Best of wishes.
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