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being there


back from a very good Birmingham Estate Clergy Residential with twenty colleagues who I completely respect.  The excellent Tim Watson listened to us carefully and led our worship.  He crafted this poem from our words.

Being There

Being there

Not just ticking the boxes

But asking,

“Will joy come in the morning?”


Owning the mission

Despite capacity

Knowing our communities

Are first to feel the effects

Of austerity policies


Embodying generosity

Willing to share skills

And live out extreme generosity


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