Category Archives: Poetic Contemplations

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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The Law of Seed and Harvest

If we keep finding stuff we don’t like growing in our lives, we might need to take a careful look at what particular seeds we’ve been planting and fertilizing. Continue reading

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Of Dew and Rust and Renewal

Never forget that though our faith may be hard-tested and hope sometimes seems to grow dim, it is in the trial that both are not only proved, but also improved! Continue reading

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A Word to One’s Self

Be strong, be smart, be tough, be humble… even when (especially when!) doing so seems more paradox than orthodox! Continue reading

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Hold to Such Memories

The longer I live, the more I treasure the memories of family gatherings and see such memories as sacred fragments. Continue reading

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The Healing Silence

In the examination of our own thoughts, we both know and are known. Continue reading

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