Don't need to buy into it. Just be fully engaged. Use it for the sake of the process.
I said, "Sometimes it helps to get way off topic after a rushed beginning." She said, "It also helps to know where on life's infinite continuum one resides in care." I thought aloud, "Or at least to find a place to speak your word." She laughed, "I thought you were going to say, 'Speak your truth.'" Smiling, I replied, "And then we would be lost trying to find the story of responsibility." She asked, "Whatever happened to reminder postcards sharing ideas for next steps towards accountability?"
Qualified participants complete resource lists feeling sufficiently whole now that the beginning of wisdom appears on the horizon. Stories with intent bring solidarity with suffering and the children's events point to where the powerful run the rides. Communication now happens with kind gestures revealing possibilities for grace relations between people and other people. Islands of free will no longer float at sea since people discovered and then wrote about God hardening Pharaoh's heart.
Cute nuances bring me low again this morning. The very breath of God moves, not over watery chaos but through me, pushing me out the door to receive a morning world still not awake. Books I read last night have arranged themselves on the dining room table, feasting on leftover peas and carrots and crumbs from the food fight I had with my familiar after dinner. The question is not about who wins or loses as there is plenty of ground to soak up all the blood spilled in this world. Listen to the heartbeat of the bird that sings alone on the wire below the crowded chattering gathered above.
Word, words weary today and yesterday I awoke just fine. While the world whirls in babble give me one sentence with subject and predicate with a direct object and especially an indirect object that receives those kind words. Amen.