Image Bearer

by Teresa Burleson

Genesis 1:27

Formed by His finger,
One of a kind,
Here for a reason,
Plucked from the mire,
Now wearing white,
Defaced likeness,
Now being restored,
Crafted by the Holy,
I am an image bearer.

A free-lancer for over 40 years, Teresa Burleson has credits in over 45 magazines. In 2002, she received the National League of American Pen Women Virginia Liebeler Biennial Grant for Mature Women in the letters category. She is the author of The Pilgrim’s Lyre, published in 2003 and Rose Without Thorns, published in 2013.

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