Career Day

I cast my net upon the waters
It makes not so much a splash
As a hiss
Each joined knot clutching feebly
At the surface as it plunges
Into the depths

This is what I do
What I do is who I am

Brother with brother
Son from father
Generation unto generation
We fish and we spawn
They spawn and we fish

And we never seem to get better

Ah! another empty net
We are not very good fishermen

But we do talk a good catch
What else can I do?

About Greg Wright

I have worn many hats as a writer and editor over the years. Unlike my scholarly and journalistic work from the "old days" at Hollywood Jesus, Past the Popcorn, or SeaTac Blog, the writing here is of a more overtly personal and spiritual nature. I hope it provokes you as much as it provokes me.
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One Response to Career Day

  1. Greg Wright says:

    A reflection on Mark 1:16-20

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