Here is a house, perfect in every way
except for the lack of electricity,
plumbing, and heat.
Plywood covers the broken windows.
Life has gone out of it,
yet someone still paints it,
keeps the roof in good repair,
and may yet bring it back to life.
Old farm house, Woodlawn Trust, Brandywine Valley, Delaware.
Photo and prayer copyright 2009 by Danny N. Schweers.