• Posts Tagged ‘joni mitchell’

    advent journal: nothing new to say

    by  • December 19, 2011 • Uncategorized • 2 Comments

    Two years ago today, my good friend David Gentiles died. Losing someone that close brought new feelings for me. Yesterday marked nine weeks since we buried my father-in-law, who was the first of our parents to die. The grief of these days is new to me, but as I sat in church this morning,...

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    sunday sonnet #13

    by  • November 15, 2010 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    The text today was Isaiah 65:17-25 and Ginger’s sermon ran the gardens from Eden to Woodstock. Here’s where it all took me. The sermon was a mash up of Isaiah and Joni’s words:how looking back can tell us where we’re going;that the good old days were best is prophetically absurd —nostalgia sets our cataracts...

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