Blue starlight shafts through dark-and-dusty cave
The Heavens declare His glory.
Three wise men travel months, perhaps years
to find Him – experience Him,
bringing gifts fit for a King.
Shepherd’s work is interrupted abruptly
by skies full of angels
singing His praise.
An innkeeper misses the chance of a lifetime
to host the important human ever.
He shuts the door on opportunity.
“I can’t, there’s no room for you,” he objects
“I’m full already, and I won’t turn myself out.”
No Vacancy sign flashes red.
It never knocks again, this chance to host a King.
And I wonder…which of these four characters
Starlight declaring glory? Boldly announcing His coming?
Wise sage searching Him out? Bringing gifts?
A shepherd recognizing importance? Dropping everything to see?
or an Innkeeper full of everything and everyone? Turning Him away?
May I shine forth His glory to a dark and dusty world.
May I seek Him, no matter how long–until I find Him.
May I allow myself Divine interruptions to capture a moment.
May I never turn Him out of my home, because there’s no room for Him there.
Congratulations Dana from DRGT/Just Wondering. for your exquisite picture of your advent calendar…
There were no submissions for the prompt snowflake, but you still have until tomorrow for your submissions for a nativity…Can’t wait to see your pictures!
The linkup will be through 7Am tomorrow. I will go through the posts and gather the pics for the correct days. Thanks so much for your participation, this has been fun! Link up your post featuring a photo with a theme listed above. Include my blog button, and visit other “hunt” blogs. Stop by tomorrow to vote for your favorite “nativity” picture. Have fun! (Blog links must be provided before 7:00 AM CST, in order to be voted on 🙂 ) I have no idea why the number of links doesn’t update…There are participants!