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Those who are in the flesh cannot please God.
But you are not in the flesh;
on the contrary, you are in the spirit,
(Rom 8:8-9)

The Light

You cannot
change
others, no

but you
can
see them
with
new eyes

Christ eyes

who sees
 all
with respect
and
understanding


J. Janda

J. Janda’s poems have appeared in newspapers, magazines, anthologies, and literary publications, as well as in books of his own poetry.
The present poem comes from the Janda's book, In Embrace.
Art by Martin Erspamer, OSB
from Religious Clip Art for the Liturgical Year (A, B, and C). This art may be reproduced only by parishes who purchase the collection in book or CD-ROM form. For more information go http://www.ltp.org