Shortstop

We sing in unison, then

settle in to “Play ball”

 

He turns and squats before Her,

he bows his head and prays

 

“Help me”, he asks silently,

“I beg you, keep me whole.”

 

Ready, he springs to his feet,

filled with Her mercy

 

He plays with abandon

on his toes

 

He plays gracefully

with his heart

 

For the love of the game,

plays with Joy

 

She plays with him,

so, Life goes.

 

He does and does not,

there is no try.**

 

For praying with him,

he tips his cap.

Published by carlfmaulbeck

In the movie "Harvey", Elwood P Dowd, played by Jimmy Stewart, explains coping with the world this way: "Years ago my mother used to say to me, she'd say, 'In this world, Elwood, you must be' - she always called me Elwood - 'In this world, Elwood, you must be oh so smart or oh so pleasant.' Well, for years I was smart. I recommend pleasant. You may quote me." Well, for years I was smart, oh so very smart, I too recommend pleasant - Trust the harmony

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