Tag Archives: creation

In the Garden

The earth crumbles in composted clumps turned`over in spring the dark womb eager for a salvaged seed We see the Creator down on bent knees clutching the fist`full of the rich dark loam scented of fecundity Inhaling its potential shaping … Continue reading

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The Psalm for the Day

Ascribe to the Lord, O heavenly beings,    ascribe to the Lord glory and strength. Ascribe to the Lord the glory of his name;    worship the Lord in holy splendor. The voice of the Lord is over the waters; … Continue reading

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Along the Road: Day Twenty`Four

Around the camp`fire the activist danced her tale a nymph rising from the sea like some primordial goddess capturing stars in her hands to plant in the fertile soil of her reclaimed eden Her dance embodied the incredible resistance straining … Continue reading

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On Naming

To him they were simply birds songbirds perhaps To her they were always more finch wren towhee To Jim they were specifically Meg Sally Big Blue A name is the gift we bestow on those we love

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Pondering Grace

Beneath the canopy of the heavens we live as if blind to God’s glory preferring the neon of Cities of Chance to the mystery pondering infinity as those made in the image of God a Grace of enormity vast as … Continue reading

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Rain`Dance

Like primitives we pray for rains not for the greening of the crops but for cleansing the skies of acrid smoke The lungs ache from the weight of scorched forests even as hearts ache for the creatures being cremated Driven … Continue reading

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Creature Choir

“God has gone up with a shout,       the Lord with the sound of a trumpet.   Sing praises to God, sing praises;       sing praises to our King, sing praises.   For God is the … Continue reading

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With a Word

“The voice of the Lord is over the waters;       the God of glory thunders,  The voice of the Lord is powerful;       the voice of the Lord is full of majesty.  The Lord sits enthroned … Continue reading

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The Poet

“The heavens are telling the glory of God;     and the firmament proclaims his handiwork.        Day to day pours forth speech,        night to night declares knowledge.  There is no speech, nor are there … Continue reading

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Star`Gazing

“When I look at your heavens    the work of your fingers,       the moon and the stars          that you have established, What are human beings that you    are mindful of them,   … Continue reading

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Praises Be!

“O Lord, in the morning you hear my voice; in the morning I plead my case to you and watch. For you are not a God who delights in wickedness; Evil will not sojourn with you.” ~ Psalm 5:3-4 The … Continue reading

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Gifted We Are

Gifted we are without a doubt all who take up a pen or pencil to fill the page with other men’s words learnt from the books others have writ of used words Originality is not our gift We’re but imitators … Continue reading

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