Showing posts with label eye of the needle. Show all posts
Showing posts with label eye of the needle. Show all posts

Saturday, May 30, 2015

How to go through the eye of a need


Entering the Eye of the Needle
by Mary Harwell Sayler

In the middle of a haystack, strewn
not with straw, but the distractions
of health and wealth and power,
lies the tiny eye of the need.

How can a non-seeker see?

A prick locates the point
of discomfort, piercing
the soul – the needle
threaded, knotting
our need to
God.

©2015, 2014, Mary Harwell Sayler, all rights reserved. The poem originally appeared in the book of Bible-based poems, Outside Eden, published in 2014 by Kelsay Books.