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Ode To Oklahoma City: City Of Grace

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'This is my commandment, That ye love one another as I have loved you. Greater love heath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for friends." Jesus,
John 15:12-13
These are the words Jesus spoke to His disciples after the Passover feast at The Last Supper - and they are the very same words he spoke to me, as I watched the Oklahoma City bombing tragedy unfold...
This is a tribute to Oklahoma City - its victims and survivors, their families, loved ones, and friends; to every rescue worker, caregiver, and official... to every individual, who so willingly gave of themselves to help another.
Witness to a horror the mind cannot comprehend:
The desolation of souls, reaching their end.
Any yet, your faith in God triumphed, and you have humbled all of mankind...
Oklahoma City, City of Grace, How I see Christ in ev'ry face!
I wept bitterly; I shared your grief -
While your undaunted faith caused disbelief.

I witnessed the Presence the Lord, in ev're deed, in ev'ry word -
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