In dialogue
with myself
I often ask
if I am willing
to change.
In dialogue
with the Spirit
I am often asked
if I am willing
to be changed.

© 2014 Dennis Ference

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We arise each morning
hard-wired by
culture and our humanity
to pursue security
control or applause
and still we wonder why
surrender to the Spirit
must be recycled again
again and again.

© 2014 Dennis Ference
Photo © 2015 Lily Brock
(First posted without pic 10/9/14.)