Walking up
the hill from the garden, the twins run ahead because Daddy just got home from work. 

All week
long my heart has carried a question, waiting for an answer that reaches beyond
my own reason, something that fills the gaping hole inside of me. So, although
I’m just walking along like normal, the hands of my heart are open there under
the sun and blue sky.

The twins
run ahead, blond hair and a red shirt on one side, brown hair and a tan shirt
on the other.  Running up the bright
green grassy slope, they look back and forth between themselves, laughing. 

them I feel again the truth of my life, shining down around me like the hand of
God on my head.  I am God’s beloved
daughter.  This life, this world, are filled
with reminders of that truth, that blessing, if only I can hold my heart open
long enough to receive.

Giggling and
careening wildly, Isaiah reaches out to grab his brother’s hand and they
continue running up the hill to their father’s embrace.   

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