Justin Simpson, New South Wales Regional Meeting

 In Silence Together

Quietly we listen
to the whispering wind
gaze softly
at the wind-swept ocean
concentrate deeply
on the vast horizon

(silent pause)

we’re sitting
in silence together




Slowly, slowly, we awaken
gradually perceiving our deep connection

with the living world
a loving God
alongside each human being
every living thing

bit by bit, our life becomes reintegrated
and quietly our world’s regenerated


I’ve been discovering
that God is unitive
he’s bringing all things together
and no
God isn’t punitive
he’s not angry or untethered

And I’m uncovering
how God is so creative
she keeps making her creation
and also
God’s regenerative
she’s getting us into her restoration

God’s bringing all things together

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