Other than the eager faces waiting back home,
you don't completely want it to be over.
You drive away, stop at the gas station and
back to reality where the atmosphere is
You just want to linger a moment longer amongst 'your people,'
the ones who you may not know well, but can have an instant conversation with
because we have this commonality of background
a focused purpose for being here.
Here where we are
all alive in the same room
Together at once.
Praise God for the unity!
here we are in the same world
together every day.
Distance doesn't need to separate souls, kindred spirits
strving toward a common goal.
All things are sacred.
not even this gas station.
The atmosphere comes with me,