The Leftovers of God

(Matthew 15:37)

by Lyn G. Brakeman

Thank you, holiness of immense beauty,
aped in pale human efforts—
a dotted “I” here,
splash of color there—creation
meek blessings in grandeur stand:
all from broken pieces—
leftovers.

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This Poem Appears In

AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPIRITUAL DIRECTION + COMPANIONSHIP

Vol. 28 | No. 3 | SEPTEMBER – 2022

Author

Lyn G. Brakeman

is a retired Episcopal priest, spiritual director, and author who lives in a retirement community in Simsbury, Connecticut with her spouse. Mother, grandmother, pastoral counselor/spiritual director, she retired 2010 and again in 2020, this time for real, although she continues to write, and spiritual direction never ends.

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