• poetry

    lenten journal: evensong

    by  • March 14, 2019 • lenten journal, poetry • 5 Comments

    evensong these are the days when dusk feels indecisive, reluctant to bring the day to an end yet holding on for a few minutes more each evening, as though trying to make room for just one more thing. I love the long reach of the light, the fading fire that fills the horizon but...

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    lenten journal: searching

    by  • March 7, 2019 • faith, lenten journal, music, poetry • 3 Comments

    I saw an article several weeks ago that said a study had shown that people who surround themselves with books they have not read are better adjusted because they are continually reminded of all they do not know. I didn’t even have to finish the article to feel vindicated in my life choices. Right...

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    advent journal: habitation

    by  • December 18, 2018 • advent journal, faith, home, poetry • 3 Comments

    A season isn’t something that befalls you, it is something that you inhabit. —John Berger, The Seasons in Quincy: Four Portraits of John Berger habitation in the fulness of time they hit the road when the days were accomplished they stayed a couple of nights then they went back home when the king got...

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    advent journal: resounding

    by  • December 7, 2018 • advent journal, community, hope, poetry • 0 Comments

    resounding there is no such thing as silence in the calm of any quiet you can hear hearts breaking dreams dying thanks giving sadness sounding hope harbinging losses mounting faith enduring love outlasting grief weighing grace pervading hands holding listen closely listen . . . for your name your name mine, too Peace, Milton

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