Monthly Archives: December 2018

At Year’s End

And so we’ve arrived where we began the 365 days spent each file closed and saved to a drive So what have we done with all the gifts? How carved the land where we walked building walls or doors “All … Continue reading

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The Psalm for the Day

Praise the LORD! Praise the LORD from the heavens; praise him in the heights! Praise him, all his angels; praise him, all his host! Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all you shining stars! Praise him, you highest heavens, … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

In the un`seasons the firestorms rage consuming the forests devouring families alive you say it’s the forests` fault for being ripe I say it is the wind In the un`seasons a hurricane ravages leaving ships on peaks swallowing people whole … Continue reading

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Talking`Heads

The talking`heads squeeze the juices from the year finding that the mead is but bitter as their news feeds on the crises of the world’s shreds The earth’s good news like the fragrance of an orange dissipates in the mists … Continue reading

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Impatience

One by one the lights retreat in the neighborhood sounds of carols start to fade Impatience is our human ill even while at our joy the box of bows starts to bore We move on from child`hood in search of … Continue reading

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My Children

The river of my youth flows home again upon the Holiday bearing gifts of tender Harmony in my heart wrapped`ribboned under an evergreen with all eyes a`twinkle My delight watching the tiny boats on water navigating the flow on the … Continue reading

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A Carol for Christmas Eve

O du fröhliche, o du selige, gnadenbringende Weihnachtszeit! Welt ging verloren, Christ ist geboren: Freue, freue dich, o Christenheit! O du fröhliche, o du selige, gnadenbringende Weihnachtszeit! Christ ist erschienen, uns zu versöhnen: Freue, freue dich, o Christenheit! O du … Continue reading

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The Canticle for the Day ~ Advent IV

My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has looked with favor on the lowliness of his servant. Surely, from now on all generations will call me blessed; for the Mighty One has … Continue reading

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A Poet’s Faith

A poet’s faith hangs not on reason as much as on inspiration One heart realizing the Other who tho unseen is known wherever love might open the door “Within the circles of our lives we dance the circles of the … Continue reading

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Advent Hope

From the forest of endless darkness steps the lantern We can see its light but not him who bears it on his arm His is the flame by which we are lit to stranger`love “Hope is with you when you … Continue reading

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Advent Love

When I love you simply masks do you love me we’ve lost our way you’re too small & I’m too big to think it Love “Love means to look at yourself The way one looks at distant things For you … Continue reading

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Advent Faith

The bell rings when the clapper is pulled by the priest inviting to prayer the believers believers who are already there offering their prayers their candles lit by their belief their belief in all the good father will have to … Continue reading

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