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Wake Me I Pray
Oh, how like so many people, only partially thawed to God's love for them.
Let the light of God's love warm your heart.
How thawed to God's love are you? What would it be like for you to suddenly awake to your eternal life? A sculptor tried to envision that in his sculpting of real people who died suddenly. Those statues are in a park in Falls Church, Virginia.
Some years ago I stopped by the Memorial Garden Park in Falls Church to meditate and pray.
When I entered the park which also serves as a cemetery, I noticed his statue of a young woman who was killed along with her parents in a traffic accident in Paris years before.
It was a January day and the fountains had been left on overnight coating her statue and others with ice. Half of the ice had melted in the warmth of a strong January sun, leaving her statue half coated and half free of ice.
To me that symbolized how many of us are only partially thawed to God's love for us.
I immediately went home for my camera and returned to take the photo, later writing two poems that were sequential on what I imagined that young woman might have said about her own "Self".
The resulting poems, two of the few I have written which I can recite from memory. have been published on HubPages.com . A comment I entered on one of those Hubs recounts the strange event that led to the second of those poems.
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