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the lion will lie down with the lamb

see Isaiah, chapter 11 
 

From the June 2018 issue of The Christian Science Journal


the lion will lie down with the lamb

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the lion
will lie down
with the lamb

all that gnaws
stalks
preys
consumes 

will give up 

the surrender
will be silent 

no fanfare: 

it is the moment
when
—self-aware—
we come to ourselves 

uncompromised
unravaged
pristine 

an undisputable joy
about us

— Joni Overton-Jung

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