Category Archives: Poetic Contemplations

Praise in the Face of Troubles

Job declared “Though he slay me, yet will I hope in him.” As we face our own fears and resentments, let us remember that God’s strength is perfected in our weakness. Continue reading

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An Ancient Longing

There is something deeply satisfying about burning pasture, something powerful and primeval. And… a bit risky… Continue reading

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Appropriate Measures

Wasn’t a good idea to be drinking coffee in the kitchen with friends… so we moved out to the patio! Continue reading

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Sojourners

Even though I might seem to have very little in common with some of the folks I’ve given a ride to, we were at least headed in the same direction. Continue reading

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Beneath the Branches

Accidentally having disturbed a small bird from its sheltered place on a wintry morning, I resolve to be more careful. Continue reading

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In the Wake of Bitter News

Even in the aching numbness of loss, let us remember–and cherish–the amazing power of love. Continue reading

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Christmas at the Community Church

With an angel standing on a stool and shouting directions to Joseph and Mary, it was a little different take on the Christmas story–and a thoroughly enjoyable one! Continue reading

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