Exultavit cor meum (1 Samuel 2:1-10)

Did she walk away singing, joy in heart?
The knowledge sang within her, of the Rock
From whom all water flowed, and this exchange
In fortunes – rich brought low and poor made high.
Yet richest gifts demand the largest part;
Though free, as she went home, from those who’d mock,
Such height, such grace, could not but rearrange
The substance of her heart, and magnify
That grace which gave, that love which taught to love.
Her heart exulted, yet it must exalt
Another who was higher and whose strength
Gave strength most to those with the least thereof,
Exultant yet without: the swift assault
Of mercy beyond measure, beyond length.

2 thoughts on “Exultavit cor meum (1 Samuel 2:1-10)

  1. Great take on the passage Matthew. Not only did God bless Hannah with a child, He also blessed her with a wonderful ability to express herself.
    P/S I’ve been meaning to say, I like your new avatar 🙂

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