This week’s poem in the Catholic Poetry Room is by Gerard Garrigan, OSB.

God Is Greater Than Our Hearts
1 John 3:20

God is greater than our hearts
Greater than our fits and starts
All our sighing, crying, plying
Our longing, wronging, lying
His love is infinitely far beyond
The love within us He has spawned
Only this can I with confidence say
His love will win out one happy day
Indeed, it will one grace-filled day

Gerard Garrigan, OSB is a monk of Saint Louis Abbey. More of his poetry is available free of charge by e-mailing him at:

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