SPRING BRINGS RENEWAL (May 11, 2020)
JEWELLE TAYLOR GIBBSCOPYRIGHT: jewelle taylor gibbs, 2020
Sunrise peaks over the Towers in uptown Oakland
Bathing the East Bay Hills in warm light
Neighbors are still sleeping in the quiet streets
Only the noise of the sanitation truck breaking the silence.
Senior residents awaken slowly, some fretfully
Familiar feelings of anxiety float to consciousness
Is today the day when we will hear bad news?
Will the virus finally invade our lakeside home?
Spring suddenly arrives with the promise of renewal
Flowers blooming, birds singing, people jogging again
Familiar routines begin to emerge up town and downtown
Nature’s blessings slowly heal our wounded spirits.
A Time For Prayer gathers today at 10:00.
LABC Sunday Worship is at 10:00 on May 17th. Minister in Residence Sandra Lee will preach. Her sermon is titled “Trusting in God’s Wisdom, Leads to What I Have to Say.”
LABC Members are invited to attend the Associational Meeting of the Evergreen Baptist Association this morning from 9:00-10:30
Meeting ID: 925 4697 0819
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