Abba, I Thank You

by Russell Willis

The lesson of the saints
Is really so simple
So profoundly simple

The proper response
To the gift of everything
From start to finish 
And all that is in between is
Thank you 
for having made us
for having loved us
for having heard us
Thank You

Ethicist, pastor, online education entrepreneur, and poet, Russell Willis, has been published in more than twenty-five online and print journals and fourteen anthologies. His Christian work has appeared in Agape Review, As Above So Below, and Ekstasis (forthcoming), and Faith and Christmas (both anthologies published by THE POET Magazine). You can access his poetry at REWillisWrites.com

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