“And as Jesus reclined at table in the house, behold, many tax collectors and sinners came and were reclining with Jesus and his disciples.”
We are forever more
than what the world calls us—
tax collector, sinner, disciple.
Each name is only
a movement over a still pond,
a whisper that trembles the water lillies.
Our truer selves recline at the common table
and the still, embracing divine