philemon’s poem

Forgiveness

Reconciliation

Love

From Paul to Philemon

From God’s servant to a human master

From a concerned heart to a hesitant brother

From Paul to Philemon

A letter

An offering

Of Self, Sacrifice, Sacredness

Friend

Advocate

Partner

Offering of money?

Not good enough.

Offering of exchanged goods?

Not good enough.

Offering of self?

Now we’re talkin’.

From Paul to Philemon

From God’s servant to a human master

From concerned heart to hesitant brother

From Paul to Philemon

A letter

Tearing down the shackles

Of slavery that once

Held him.

The slave.

Onesimus.

Transformation

Stolen Goods to Redeemed Spirit

Slave to Brother

Harm to Healing

From Paul to Philemon

From God’s servant to a human master

From a concerned heart to a hesitant brother

From Paul to Philemon

A letter

Our own sacred hearts

Wrapped up in love

For another

Justice

For another

Reconciliation

For another

From Paul to Philemon, Who are we?

From God’s servant to a human master, from Us to Oppressors

From a concerned heart to a hesitant brother, from passionate hearts to hesitant ears

From Paul to Philemon,

A letter.

Of our hope.

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