Upon Ending my #InaugurationFast

Upon Ending my #InaugurationFast
© Rabbi Menachem Creditor

Eyes wide open, spirit renewed
I gaze at a sky, somehow
just as blue as yesterday.

Before I end this elective fast
I gaze at Heaven, somehow
assured that there is yet hope.

As I bring this water to my lips
I pray for strength, somehow
knowing the strength is waiting
in eyes and arms and hearts
spread across this wounded home.

I close my eyes,
measure my breath,
offer gratitude,
and accept the task ahead.

May Love be our portion, O Lord.

Amen.

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