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Seeing

I opened my eyes

To the same leafed trees

Beyond the same windows,

But now the light streamed 

From within them 

And the life shone there.

I said, “My God, You are here.”

And came the ancient 

Unmistakable 

Words,

“I am.”

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Author:

A native of the North Shore of Boston, I currently live on Long Island, New York. I worked at Boston College as the Acting Director of The Church in the 21st Century Center until August, 2010 and served until November 2016 as Canon for Formation, and Dean of the George Mercer Jr. School of Theology of the Diocese of Long Island. I am now Rector at the Church of Saint Anselm of Canterbury in Shoreham, New York.

2 thoughts on “Seeing

  1. Your morning pep talk from the Mystery

    *John*

    *H. John McDargh, Ph.D.*

    *Associate Professor Boston College Department of Theology*

    *140 Commonwealth Avenue*

    *Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts02467*

    *”Live in fragments no longer … only connect!” E.M. Forster *

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