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  • The Breaking Out Bud in-dorm Silently cold In nature’s form Within the fold Of Winter’s girth Without toil and sweat Awaits the birth Of Spring’s onset From...

  • The Stillness of Hope Have I missed what yearns In the stillness of hope To find love to cope With doubt that learns The faith of the bold? Did desire awaken the sound Even of sparrows...

  • Spades in the dirt The come and go of workers with plans and dreams Hopes and ventures, Clutching spades in our dirt, There hurries the expert In the city’s work and play Whose pace it seems Drives...

  • Traveler Our hard trouble Loads us double With heavy sacks On our backs Morning till night Till life’s twilight From day to day A pace to fray In us the best Of needed rest Where is...

  • Les Fleurs et les Abeilles l’espoir qui ne manque jamais À travers le passage d’automne Quand le froid qui grimpe attrape notre souffle Et le vent sème La chute de neige Sur des arbres stériles, Les...

  • The Human and the Ant — What is inspiring in us and them? [continuation of series]   A friend had a vivid dream recently that unpacked the concept of the future for him (his eschatology). He...

  • The Whisper in my Ear 170727 O heart don’t lead me astray See the trees that line the gardener’s way Their view is the sun and soil Along with our common toil O heart don’t lead...

  • The Children’s Angels 160528 The angels as evening lulls close to the child’s embrace, their given grace of nightly rounds; of thoughts              and dreams; the sounds of heaven’s streams. Their...

  • The idea of embrace within a theology of the cross takes a pivotal turn in the 20th Century from Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s writings in prison. Bonhoeffer’s sacrifice at the hands of the Nazis, and of countless others...

  • Answers 21st March 2016 At last the songs Righting the wrongs Anew array The night and day And fears that come To hope succumb “Welcome” I hear “Shed all your fear And take instead All that I...

  • Broken Blame Be done with fuss For all the maimed That God’s not blamed Nor us Love is the price Of payment made By one who came Into the game With faith that will suffice The...

  • Mercy Though love was shunned And grace outgunned, At Lights’ command The hearts of those Where mercy grows Must soon appear To cheer The poet’s demand. This face we’ll see In God’s decree More friend to...