The Lighthouse in the City

Shine, beacon of hope
Light the way for all in need
To find healing grace

Here in Indianapolis, a downtown hospital has a lighthouse above the entrance. In December, it also has lights strung as a Christmas tree.

As I drive to school in late autumn and winter when it is still dark in the morning, it often catches my eye. That was the inspiration for my haiku. It also reminds me of the lighthouse symbols I have seen many times on downtown missions serving the homeless, where grace truly can be found.

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3 Responses to The Lighthouse in the City

  1. Ramona says:

    Shine, beacon of hope are beautiful words. Al of us are in need of healing grace. Thanks for the reminder that we can be the vehicle to share love this season.

  2. arjeha says:

    What a wonderful sight to greet you as you travel to school. Each day begins with new hope.

  3. Sweet inspiration for your poetry! Love the “light the way for all in need.”

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