Seamless

A p r o n h e a d -- Lilly

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It should be seamless—this eternal life I am living now.

When this flesh is done, the Lilly that I am should gently walk into the Lilly I will be,

no halting,

no stumbling,

a brilliant transition to everlasting, but . . .

and there it is,

the big but.

It is hard to imagine when instead of cataloguing 1000 gifts I catalogue whines and unmet expectations.  My blow by blow diary of ills belies the peaceful image of Lilly pouring over her Bible with a fragrant cuppa, content with  life, overflowing wisdom to all in her waning years.  Ah, the whining years.

I thought by now the struggle with flesh would be long past—an ugly memory of what was.

But the “what was” is

an ever present spectre before me, and

I still stumble on as in the dark with the barest of lights,

marking one step. One…

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About apronheadlilly

wife and mother, musician, composer / poet, teacher, and observer of the world, flawed Christ-follower
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