Mercy by

Blessing for Visiting the Sick

Like daisies in a sick room
Fresh sheets during fever
Hot water bottle in the night
Cool sips for a parched throat
Stout frame to lean on
Doctor’s confidence of a diagnosis
Relief from searing pain
May Mercy visit and sit with us.
Amen
Published in Tui Motu InterIslands magazine. Issue 205 June 2016: 32.