A Forsythia Peacemaker
Thank you, God, for forsythias.
For the reminder that in those days
when the cold of winter,
the hopelessness of the daily news,
the heavy hearts within us,
just keep dragging on,
are still possible.
God, give me the courage to be a forsythia peacemaker.
Rachelle Lyndaker Schlabach is director of the Mennonite Central Committee U.S. Washington Office.