“Father God, thank You for that kind of suffering that Your Son and our Savior, Jesus Christ, went through so that we could be ‘free those chains.’ It breaks our hearts to know Jesus went through that kind of suffering for us, and it further breaks our hearts to know that many don’t even acknowledge that kind of suffering of His ‘Christ Kind.’ We are eternally grateful today as we stand or sit or lie down in that Tomb with Jesus, so that we all can have that stone rolled away that You rolled away for all of us. We are recovering from having been set free by the Son who set all of us free, BOTH humans AND nonhuman animals. Speaking of “that pains,” it always pains me when I have to choose a picture for Your sonnet that does not contain one of your nonhuman animals. I thank You, Father God, that You are a God who knows my heart hurts when an animal is not voiced from You in choosing a picture for Your Sonnet. I pray the reader will understand that extending love, compassion and mercy to Your nonhuman animals, as You have taught me, need not always have a picture for Your sonnet ’cause that need is always in my heart. I pray all of this in that Wonderful and Precious Name of Jesus Christ, and this prayer is answered by my faith and my belief. Please help me, Father God, where that faith and that belief are lacking. Amen.”
(God’s Sonnet by Timothy J. Verret; “it’s how I cope to hope in that kind of suffering of His ‘Christ Kind’ to raise me up in Love this daily leavened [Jesus Feels!] bread.”)
You suffer but it’s not that kind that saves.
That kind of suffering ain’t for that faint.
Your kind is for that ones of “guilty graves.”
His “Christ Kind,” that for an innocent Saint.
My “that kind” suffering, I pray, is done.
I suffer now to share in that Blood Cup.
I’m free now to live ’cause it took that Son
to live, suffer, die, all that raised me up.
“I pray you won’t have that feel that I felt,”
says Jesus. “That kind of suffering pains
that mind, body, and spirit. That was dealt
to Me for you to break you free those chains.”
Join Jesus for that is recovering.
That pains but not that kind of suffering.