Tag Archives: reflection

The Healing Silence

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

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Against the Odds

In the aftermath of tragedy, a late walk on a cloudy night reminds us that even a dim reflection of God’s light and love helps illuminate the world around us. Continue reading

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Through All These Days

We found we could not stay
in that Eden

but believed that Free Will
was worth the tilling of thorns and thistles.
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A Quiet Blessing

Peace and quiet are too important for us to hope such moments find us; we must seek them out and make time for them. Continue reading

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Morning, Oblivious

Black cows graze

in the dim light,

oblivious to fog and bluffs,
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Night Clouds

Even in the coming of cold and rain, there may be some quiet gain of beauty, if we will but stand still for a moment. Continue reading

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Good Practice

It is good on a day like this
to let a greater Spirit
draw near to ours,
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Fire Prevention

There’s nothing like a fire in your life to generate all kinds of new scrutiny and examination, even of things unrelated to the fire itself. Continue reading

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Quiet Drive

I imagine the hand of God, sweeping across the fields, feeling the gentle nap of corn and beans, taking measure and pleasure, like a father’s hand resting on the head of the child he loves. Continue reading

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Labor Day

In this quiet hour of surrounding gray, there are things seen more clearly than in the full glare of a clear day.
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