The David Dance
I saw the sun rise this morning
from behind a mountain range
like a spark builds to a flickering flame,
reaching for all hands outstretched
who wish to clasp its gentle warming.

Then I turned around to see
the valley behind and below
as if it too were rising up and out
like Morning Glories when their petals
reach for the sun's radiant glow.

I imagined the sun was Christ
on the Third Day,
and the valley was us 
His light drawing us near.

He is risen! I sang out,
and then did the David Dance,
with all my might
like I wouldn't get another chance.

2 Samuel 6:14-15
"And (King) David danced before the Lord with
all his might...and David and all the people
brought up the Ark of the Lord with shouts of
joy and blowing ram's horns."

by J Alan R

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