Is your house built out of certainty,
are the walls made thin or stout

Is your mind filled up with questions,
do you live in fear or doubt

Is your spirit free or servile,
is your will unchained or slave

Is your heart the trowel you build with,
and love,
—the bricks you lay

(Villanova Pennsylvania: April, 2017)
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Kurt Philip Behm

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