Becoming Light

Sun, Dawn, Nature, Bright, Light, Sunset

We were full of foulness, sin and greed

Our nature was darkness – indeed

But through the coming of the Lord

A light we became – our relation restored

A city on a hill can not be hidden

Our inner lamps without bushels glisten

For we are redeemed –

To be Light’s children – our mission


“For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light (Ephesians 5:8).”

My thanks to Shirle Bedient for inspiring this poem with her reflections on the passage.

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