A Future Christmas

When Christ was born in Bethlehem A new star shone so bright That wise men came to worship Him Beneath the beaming light   The shepherds heard the angels sing Glad tidings of great joy Hosanna to the newborn King! Praise to the baby Boy!   Each came with gifts to worship Him And Joseph […]

Read more "A Future Christmas"

Finding Joy

Yesterday I opened a book that I had started reading many years ago, and I discovered a piece of paper with a short poem that I had written.  I used to paint and draw and write poetry much more often than I do now, but it was a happy surprise to find my poem stashed […]

Read more "Finding Joy"

Modern Man

Of all the adjectives that could be used to describe the modern age, serene is not one of them.  Certainly tranquil territories and placid pockets exist among the frenetic landscapes of the 21st century.  There are oases of joy and peace waiting to be discovered.  But too often modern man behaves like a nervous nomad […]

Read more "Modern Man"

Believe

It is incredible what the mind can conceive; It will surprise you what you can achieve; There’s just one requirement: You must believe.

Read more "Believe"

Ode on a Rib

Ode on a Rib   not from the hand or the foot or the toe not from the head nor the eye did grow straight from the side a woman was made and that is why Adam so fervently prayed

Read more "Ode on a Rib"

The Beach

Ocean lapping waves upon waves waves upon sand lapping and bathing calloused feet O great ocean of power! A sea was parted by faith, and still you wash these shores of my hopes. A pelican soars slowly by, with a merciful downward glance, as if to say, peace, be still.

Read more "The Beach"