Vines, pruned of thickened branches,
and vines, nurtured and cleansed,
we are healthy branches.
Living, lush, joyful,
we abide in the vineyard.
In the hope of God’s glory, transformed,
we live in anticipation .
The new creation may yet appear
to the glory of his name.
(c) Tom Bolton, WA, 2 April 2014