A Miracle Grow Ad

A devotion from August 2013

               All Together


Some days, these snippets, these taught verses
Boost me up and make me smug.
But I step back and see that it is all one–
–One work that I hold to teach and train me–
–Breathed by God, complete to complete me.
I would be whole,
I yearn to be complete,
I ache to be filled by the Spirit of God.
I set aside some sack of penny candies,
the delights that I have sucked and crunched
so often through days.
I grab hold of the balanced tray,
a meal to nourish and correct me.
My sweet tooth, polished;
I feel energy throughout fresh muscles.
Grow me in your Word.

(c) Tom Bolton, 16 August 2013, Milwaukee

On 2 Timothy 3:16-17


About Tom Bolton

I'm a Husband and Dad, an Enterprise Systems Manager at the City of Milwaukee, and a Disciple and Lay Servant at First United Methodist of West Allis. I love working beside young people. As I study the Bible, sometimes I feel moved to work through my understanding by writing poetry. I also am going through a process to discern my calling, and to learn more about Christian Leadership. Sometimes I just feel like writing about something that grabs my attention too.
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One Response to A Miracle Grow Ad

  1. I really like this, Tom!

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