Healthy Reminders

Healthy Reminders

These words from Philippians are healthy reminders of how we should live. Read and reflect on Paul’s instructions. Take time to process practical ways Philippians 4:4–9 (NIV) can come alive for you:  Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your...
Poetry for the Summer: the Quiltmaker

Poetry for the Summer: the Quiltmaker

Welcome to “Poetry for the Summer.” Today’s blog is from my book “a slow and sudden God: 40 years of wonder.”   He searched for the fragments,  the scraps,  the pieces  of cloth of little worth;  He found them,  He found me.  with His hands  He joined me with others, ...
Poetry for the Summer: now standing

Poetry for the Summer: now standing

Welcome again to Poetry for the Summer. This blog is a poem from “a slow and sudden God: 40 years of wonder.” standing now, even uncertain of the future direction or the original foundation. life’s rather tricky, while certainty only appearing occasionally during the...
the gate

the gate

From the book “a slow and sudden God: 40 years of wonder.” the gate is closed. does it keep me out or in? is it for protection or prohibition? do i have an enemy that would attack if the gate did not block entry? am i the enemy lurking in pursuit of a land i dare not...
“Is it Personal?” by W. Isaiah Garnett

“Is it Personal?” by W. Isaiah Garnett

As I walked the streets In a cityI hardly remember homeDidn’t feel like home.I was reaching for kindness Only to cowerIn the faceOf what I perceived to be beyond mebut now I realizeIn this mirrorfaces differbut pain does notloss does notlove does notI mustered the...