This daily post is designed to help you live into our New Room Society covenant of practicing daily prayer together. Below is today’s daily practice. If you missed the overview on day one, visit Week 20: Simplicity.
Friday: Haiku Ministry, Friendship, and Heart
“Haiku” is the shortest form of poetry in the world.
The old pond-
a frog jumps in,
sound of water.
Matsuo Bashō (1644–1694)
Translated by Fumiko Saisho
The process of building a new faith community, a strong spiritual friendship, or a heart-shaped after God’s own can feel intensely complex. Re-envision your church, a friendship, or your own life as a haiku. If you only had three short lines to describe it, what would they be?