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This week's theme: Sacrifice
August 20: Eric
August 21: Even as You Sacrifice Yourself

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Even as You Sacrifice Yourself

Even as you sacrifice yourself,
In love with love and gratified to give,
Dancing 'cross the ancient inner gulf
Athwart the plain on which each soul must live,
Long-borne burdens lighten into prayer,
Acts of worship meant as acts of care,
Done freely out of gratitude and grace,
Hard - yes, hard - and far more than your share,
And still a gift no pleasure can replace.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

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