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POEM: Transforming Gaze

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(Based on 2 Cor 3: 17-18)

As I gaze at you
I open myself to you
to gaze into my soul.
I lay myself bare, like an empty bowl.

Peer into the deep recesses of my heart.
Plant your grace within me, never to depart.
Turn the darkness bright.
Make my face reflect your Light.

Transformed by the power of your glance
imparted by your Spirit: the freedom to dance.
Our lives tell the salvation story,
changed from glory to glory.

Mold me unto you,
make my love more true.
I am yours and you are mine
in this Covenant Divine.

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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