March 2008 - Vol. 17

Spring-time in the White Mountains of Vermont - by Don Schwager

Trees by the Stream

by Ana Teresa Carranza

See the dry land, so thirsty,
A lifeless place without water?
See how the people look for truth,
Moving blind in the darkness?
They know no light.

Know that old things will pass
All is made new,
And He will make new springs rise
Gushing forth fresh water
For the peoples in need.

They will seek, and ask, and knock.
We have been planted here
To give them fruit, to stand as signs,
To guide men to the Light.
May we be deeply rooted, and shine. 

[Ana Teresa Carranza, 21 years old, moved from Jesed Community in Monterrey, Mexico, to Antioch Community in London, UK. She is currently studying English literature and participates in Koinonia, the university outreach of Antioch Community in London.] 
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