Proverbs 22:9, Matthew 25:35, 2 Corinthians 9:9, I Timothy 6:18-19
In appreciation of our friends at Food for the Hungry
Look at the face, joy evident
Of a beautiful child, heaven-sent
To parents who care but can’t provide
Enough on which to subside.
We can take opportunity
To help ones in poverty
In a landscape far away from here
So hunger will not be something to fear.
Saving up a lot of stuff
In a cache, never enough
Will never be real treasure
For it uses an opposite measure.
What matters is relationship
Discovered by people on a trip
To a place hot, arid, and poor
Where the norm is to live on a dirt floor.
They give back to us,
Our spiritual hunger satisfied thus.
They love unconditionally
And our needs are met to a higher degree.
“I was hungry and you fed me,” they said
“You fed me,” we answer instead
An honor forever our deeds will be
This is what sets us free.
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