Tag Archives: philosophy

God’s Will

“This is God’s will.” The words carry such weight, such strength, such power. Sometimes they are spoken from the desire to comfort, sometimes from the urge to afflict. Sometimes they soothe the spirit, ease the aching heart. Sometimes they provoke … Continue reading

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When Opportunity Seems Like an Oxymoron

It is not the degree of difficulty that separates good choices from bad choices; it is the likelihood that persistence will yield a harvest worthy of the effort. Continue reading

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Light and Shadows

A muted moon fades through
the upper veil,
swelling slightly in the night’s soft covering. Continue reading

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Of Worry and Trust

Night’s passing does not depend
until the ending of our fear
nor the nearness of our faith
but it is faith
that keeps us quiet in our sleep. Continue reading

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Invocation of Blessing

to forgive fervently
and adore all that is pure and good,
to walk quietly in the midst of turmoil Continue reading

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Trial and Error

Too much time
put into a thing
reaching for perfection
can become a reproach. Continue reading

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Shadow Boxing

Last night’s hard freeze followed by this morning’s breeze is sending leaves falling to the ground like cereal shaken slowly from a box held high above the bowl. Continue reading

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