Knowing Me, Knowing You

photo prompt © Krista Strutz

Knowing Me, Knowing You

I watched him.

Rather queer really, how his eyes held the same question as my nestlings when they dared to look over the edge of their eyrie.

Here was a grown man suddenly struck by the mystery of being: “I see the eagle. The eagle sees me. We see each other. Why?”

This man meant nothing to me yet I pitied him as he drifted past on his piece of wood.

I raised my pinions, taking flight on the warm current of wind. There was only one mystery that mattered: how to know the One who freely gave us life.

Genre: Realism; Word count: 100
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60 thoughts on “Knowing Me, Knowing You

      1. Be ready to have it stuck in your head all day. They had a gift for catchy tunes. I believe they’ve reunited after thirty years and will have an avatar tour (whatever that is) next year. 🙃

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    1. Dear Rochelle,

      Why wouldn’t they indeed! I’m with the psalmists on this one: trees clapping, mountains singing, heavens declaring, all that has breath exclaiming their praise of their Maker in their own way. It seems “natural.” 🙂Thank you.

      Aleichem shalom,
      Dora

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    1. Sebastian,
      I appreciate the feedback, thanks. The writing prompt though only allows for 100 words or less: that’s the challenging part! But I’m glad you liked it enought to think it merits a longer treatment. Thanks.
      pax,
      dora

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    1. G.,
      As God is true Being, He must in a sense be its essence. He possesses what theologians call aseity. The rest of creation is simply contingent being, contingent on God’s being. I couldn’t resist making the eaglet’s comparison given our ability to be so naive about the things that really matter. I’m glad you appreciated that. Thank you.
      pax,
      dora

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