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The baptism was complete; The cleansing had been done; The air grew hazed and sweet, As the rituals had begun. I watched closely observing how Everyone did the same, As their turns went around; Fever grew in me as it came; The Provider's favour was at stake; I did as I had saw; Tried to make no mistake; I religiously ‘beyed the law; I successfully completed My deft imitation, Then I saw what I needed; I beheld a revelation: I receive, from the Provider, Approvingly, a nod; I was an insider, But never felt further from God.
I suggest you read this more than once. It is still revealing itself even to me.
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