Sitting in Darkness
If you are sitting in darkness
open your eyes
turn around to see if there’s light behind you
or to the side
not that side, the other side
get up and look for some light
ask for some light
maybe you should have asked
right after you opened your eyes
if (like Jonah) you know where the switch is …
If you see someone sitting in darkness
for God’s sake, don’t wait to be asked to share some light
The reference to Jonah reminds us that God sometimes sends us into dark places to serve or minister to those sitting in darkness. But when we are sent, we go with the Light.
Pastor Russ recently had four poems published in Agape Review, a wonderful source of Christian poetry.