I am not a painter,
One of the weightless butterflies floating across a canvas
Wedding water and pigment to create new life.
Yet I paint.
I am not a singer,
One of the radiant angels raising crystal voices
Bringing worshipers near to the holy throne.
Yet I sing.
I am not a poet,
One of the priests taking mortals by the hand
Leading the way through the torn veil.
Yet I write.
Oh, taste and see!
Perhaps I am one of these fragile ones
Made mighty to imbue the world with a glimpse –
A single tile in the vast mosaic,
A single thread in the Master’s tapestry,
Holding up a mirror so that you may see
And take up your part.
Featured image is courtesy of Jordan Durbin and used with her kind permission for Cultivating.
Athena Williams is honored to serve as the Director of Online Publication for Cultivating Magazine. She is currently working towards a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling through Liberty University online. Athena considers writing a privilege and a wonder, and hopes her work will encourage each reader to lean in to the shaping work of God. athenawrites.com
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