Monthly Archives: July 2013

After the Rain

Even small things
must be done carefully,
else the good we intend
for those we love
will seem more like cursing than blessing. Continue reading

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Rain Dance

For such a rain as this, we should offer sacrifices in the temple.
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Seasons of Refreshing

There was a fine feel
in the unseasonable coolness
of October air sent into summer,

like the moving of the Spirit
in a soul sensing the nearness
of its exhaustion, Continue reading

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Fishing with the Grandkids

I have long been mesmerized
by the magic of fishing,
spending long hours alone as a child,
contemplating the mystery
of what happened beneath the surface, Continue reading

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A Good Pattern

With his smooth gait, winsome personality, sure-footed manner and confidence in various settings, Journey is earning Randa’s trust, respect and appreciation. Continue reading

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A Softer Dawn

Maybe it’s the lack of harshness
that seems to soothe my spirit,
nothing stark like sunlight
on the white boards of the barn,
nothing sharply defined like gravel and grass. Continue reading

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A Chance of Rain

A full moon sets a ruffled glow
showing through the clouds,
a vague and veiled testimony
like the hazy kiss of fog against the face. Continue reading

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A Modest Suffering

Friend of mine from many years ago used to get these migraines that would tie up the verbal center of his brain so much that he couldn’t talk. They didn’t make him mute, completely, just hid the words so that … Continue reading

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Old Burning New

like an old wound
nursed with bitterness,
lashing out to destroy
yet another blessing.
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Taking Back the Good

At the point of reclamation, regaining control of what has been surrendered is not an easy task. Continue reading

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