Cut and Tie

Bonds like ropes link us to one another.

It is easy to cut those ropes,

with words,

with thoughts,

with rash actions without any reflection.

These bonds are cut,

But they can be reunited.

They can be tied together.

Tying reunites, but the cord will always look different.

Over time, one can learn to splice them back

but that is a skill few know, nor is it always required.

There is beauty in a knot, a reminder of pain but also

A reminder of love.

 

“So when you are offering your gift at the altar, if you remember that your brother or sister has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar and go; first be reconciled to your brother and sister, and then come and offer your gift.” Matthew 5:23-24

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About grantimusmax

Grant Barnes, aka Grantimus Maximus, aka The Nerdcore Theologian. He is a graduate of Perkins School of Theology with a Masters Degree in Divinity. He is also a commissioned elder in the United Methodist Church, and Senior Pastor at Hemphill First United Methodist Church and Pineland United Methodist Church. He graduated from Texas State University Cum Laude with a Bachelor's degree in English, minor in History. He watches way too many movies, reads too many books, listens to too much music, and plays too many video games to ever join the mundane reality people claim is the "Real World." He rejects your reality, and replaces it with a vision of what could be, a better one, shaped by his love for God.
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