Held

During a beautiful celebration

At the cathedral

Where community was tangible

I realised that

I am held

In the arms

Of so many different people

That love and support me

 

Primarily, my darling wife,

Soul mate

My everything.

Also, my sons,

My mother,

My siblings,

And extended family

Including my in-laws

 

The list includes

My friends

Some of whom I’m lucky

To have had in my life

For many years

My colleagues

And former colleagues

Students

And former students

 

Around and under and over

All

Is our faith.

God IS our relationships

And so much more

As our finite words

Cannot describe the infinite.

 

This community of support is

The body of Christ

Which brings me

To eternal life.

 

Salvation is now

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