seeing

seeing

From a slow and sudden God: 40 years of wonder. the passive entertainment of the bigness of our efforts confuses even hopes we once possessed. a precisely timed maneuver matches all the counter-punches to proclaim we really are what we professed. there is no truth in...
inside matters

inside matters

This poem has been published in Unwrapping His Presence: What We Really Need for Christmas and a slow and sudden God: 40 years of wonder.  the paper protected the present.  it also presented the gift  as something it wasn’t.  colors, images.  a cover, a mask.  though...
christmas

christmas

This poem has been published in Unwrapping His Presence: What We Really Need for Christmas and a slow and sudden God: 40 years of wonder. i am an infant,  crawling around on the floor.  staring up at the stairway,  i long to rise;  stand, walk,...
Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

Yes, much needs to change. Yes, we live with disappointments and struggles and grief and disagreements. Yes, the politics can disturb us. Yes, the lack of deep, honest relationships in our performance culture can concerns us. But look around. There is so much good....
seeing

Scars

From Underwater for Epilepsy Awareness Month. Buy Now: Underwater: When Encephalitis, Brain Injury and Epilepsy Change Everything. Staring at a screen is normal in our image-driven culture. But on that early morning in a dim room, I gazed at an image which proved to...
Shaken, Not Stirred — by David Welday

Shaken, Not Stirred — by David Welday

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Various people are offering their thoughts on Chris Maxwell and his battle with epilepsy. Today’s writer is David Welday who has known Chris for over 25 years. David is an author and president of HigherLife Publishing and...