Category Archives: Poetic Contemplations

Common Sense & Providence

Even during a blizzard, making good choices is better than having an extra coat. Continue reading

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Even in Winter

Even in the winter’s cold, even with ice and snow, God’s eye is still upon the sparrow–and us. Continue reading

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A Fine Balance

It is a fine balance to have the humility to appreciate others while also learning to respect ourselves. A balance improved by practice. Continue reading

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Love That Lasts Beyond All Passings

As the night’s get cooler and cooler, we know that frost will be here sooner than we want. But for those who revere the Lord, there is love that lasts beyond all passings. Continue reading

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Searching the Heavens at Four in the Morning

Sometimes, the nearness of a thing can make it seem much larger than it truly is. It can be challenging to keep our problems in proper perspective. Continue reading

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Mid-Week Blessing

A wee prayer to help us over the hump… Continue reading

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The Valley of Dry Bones

Hope and faith, combined with patience, allows us to see the awesome power of God if we will wait upon him… and have the strength to stand still. Continue reading

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Wichita Summer

In the oppressive heat of summer, we seek the blessings of rain and relief. God answers. Continue reading

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Prayer on a Summer’s Dawning

Thank you, Lord,
for the quiet stillness of this good morning,
for the softness of grass
in the dim shapes of pre-dawn’s forming… Continue reading

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Morning Meditation in a Season Seeking Justice

Just as plants need a deep-rooted source of water and nutrients, we rely upon things unseen. Unseen, but extremely important. Continue reading

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