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POEM: Emptying

By Christi Ortiz

Oh you of little Faith and great Fear,

What will it take for you to surrender,

to let go of your great Fear?

You cling to It, though it serves you not.

Your heart blocked from receiving

the blessings which are yours.

Your hands are full.

You must come to me empty,

with Trust, Surrender, Faith.

Behold, I stand at the door and knock.

Will you open your heart to me?

Can you trust me with yourself?

I will wait.

I will wait for you.

I will wait for you to Trust Me,

so that I may come to dine with you,

and you may receive of my abundant Self.

Christi Ortiz

About Christi Ortiz

Christi Ortiz is a licensed marriage and family therapist by profession and a poet by passion.  She enjoys trying to put to words to that which is wordless and give voice to the dynamic and wild spiritual journey called life. She lives in Spokane with her husband and two children, Emmanuel and Grace. She loves the outdoors and meditating in the early mornings which gives rise to her poetry.

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