by Jennie Joy

today's a day to remember.
remember out loud.
and cry – if tears come.
and rejoice – if laughter replaces the smile
which replaced the tears.
and for a while, just remember the joys
of your time together.

and today's a day to hope.
because there is life!
life still being lived out day by day
though a body might be wasting away
and after this life, another
and there really can be Hope forever.

and today's a day to pray.
to put hope in action.
for healing and cure
and joy
and salvation
purpose and peace
reconciliation

and today's a day to love.
because love is essential
and life on the margins is no way to cope
in a battle like this you lose your hope
if arms aren't extended
or ears opened up
so draw near and love, love, Love.

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About Jennie Joy

I'm a lover and truth-seeker. This blog is a place for me to share my thoughts, struggles, and sincere searchings as I get to know God and welcome the reality of His kingdom in and through me.

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