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    Inter-Office Memo

    When God opens your mouth to speak

    Moves you to write, draw, photograph

    Perform or create

    Remember:

    The responsibilities we share with His Holy Spirit

    Are manifold

    And preordained by God’s perfect power

     

    Why we are chosen to co-wield His power

    Is a mystery

    For none of us deserve His gifts

    Nor will we ever be worthy of His love

     

    Sufficient for us is the knowledge

    That once He decides to do a work

    Either through or for us

    No power in creation

    Can stand in the way of that mission’s accomplishment

     

    So be patient when waiting for the boomerang of God

    To bless you with His glorious comebacks

     

    Be steadfast in the knowledge

    That no work done in the Lord

    Is initiated or testified in vain

    For His laborers always get a filling measure

    Of God’s grace and justice

    No matter how long it takes

    Or how seemingly hopeless the cause

     

    Take heart in the knowledge

    That even as you read this axiom

    The wheels of God’s justice are in motion

    Carrying the precious effects of His will

    Into your spirit/mind and strength

    So that when the time comes

    The time we took to read and write this

    Will be rewarded

    And the faith we accepted to believe it

    Can only bring us closer to realizing

    The desires of our hearts

    And the perfect possessions

    Of heaven’s promise

     

     

    John Christopher

    1991

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    When power leads man towards arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.

    John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Thirty-fifth President of the USA

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