Digital download: A poetic meditation on John 21:1–14, the breakfast by the lake after Jesus’ resurrection, and the other ‘fish he had to fry’ during his life.
They tried to nail you down
to synagogue and Temple,
but instead you took to the streets
you had other fish to fry.
They tried to confine you
to doctrine and law,
especially the ones about purity,
but instead you touched lepers
and ate with sinners
you had other fish to fry …
Rev’d Sr. Sandra Sears CSBC is a Local Priest in the Anglican Diocese of Willochra in rural South Australia, and a member of the Community of Sts Barnabas and Cecilia. As well as writing poetry, stories and liturgical resources, she is a composer of songs and hymns.
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