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The Psalm for the Day

Happy are those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or take the path that sinners tread, or sit in the seat of scoffers; but their delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law … Continue reading

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The Psalm for the Day ~ Advent III

Surely God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid, for the LORD GOD is my strength and my might; he has become my salvation. With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation. And … Continue reading

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Incomprehensibility

Make room for silence within it lies the gift beyond price recognized by heart wrapped in flesh`n`blood sans crepe` n` ribbon biding term in the silence of the womb his name forever Joy forever Peace our hearts his home “Joy … Continue reading

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The Words We Write

The words which we write are our photographs each one an image on film or crude set of pixels and printed out to capture    some moment       some thought    some memory If they fail to evoke … Continue reading

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On Sociology

Some make money by sweat`of`hand others by tick`of`mind then there’s those who’re wealth` born Elites look down on workin’ folks as simple bees`in`hives spittin’ the honey they put on toast While poor`folks resent the wealthy for their airs of privilege … Continue reading

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The Psalm for the Day

O fear the Lord, you his holy ones,    for those who fear him have no want. The young lions suffer want and hunger,    but those who seek the Lord lack no good thing. Come, O children, listen to … Continue reading

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The Psalm for the Day

It is good to give thanks to the Lord,    to sing praises to your name, O Most High;       to declare your steadfast love in the morning,       and your faithfulness by night,     … Continue reading

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At the Greening

At the greening of the fertile fields this old world rises like wintering geese into the blue heavens as fledglings quietly swim in the pond’s mirror reflection freedom reborn The generations pass`on the rituals last`year’s goslings the seasoned parents of … Continue reading

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Along the Road: Day Eighteen

Along the road there walked a clown a happy man wearing his grease`paint frown making children smile and old women weep his aim delight He juggled balls as if weighty worries deftly tossed & caught without slightest effort his sad … Continue reading

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Along the Road: Day Fourteen

Along the road ran a marathoner her feet barely touching the pavement beneath her mind detached of body a face without pain in her grueling She ran in rain she ran in sun`shine her motive for running was not a … Continue reading

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On Finding Home

Growing up our children lived in a log`house I built out of Montana cedars they thought it home for all those years growing up Growing old we now visit them in homes of their own constructed not of cedar but … Continue reading

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A Song to Sing

“But I trusted in your steadfast love; my heart shall rejoice in your salvation. I will sing to the Lord, because God has dealt bountifully with me.” ~ Psalm 13:5-6 Listen to the song of the field`workers The apple`pickers atop … Continue reading

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