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Taking Direction

Tell me would you sail on a captain`less ship though she be a fine yacht bound for Rarotonga with but novices for crew? This life is too precious to live without order a good map a steady hand at the … Continue reading

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On Prayer

The blue`jay chatters in a tree outside the windows working the nut out of a cone Is it a prayer full of gratitude for this his breakfast at a holy buffet or just clatter It all depends on if my … Continue reading

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On Mercy & Grace

The ceiling didn’t fall down on me and I gave it no thought the floor`boards trembled but the foundations held it didn’t cross my mind to thank God The wheels didn’t come off the car as I raced down the … Continue reading

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On Wisdom & Folly

                                     Dan Dridge Davis                                      dandridgeart.com … Continue reading

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On the Light

The light slips through the open window a holy alleluia of grace It alights upon my face wrinkled by sleep a butterfly kiss of peace In waves soft bird`song surfs on its crests tickling my ear with joy The light … Continue reading

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On Love

One can love what he doesn’t understand Say God who is unfathomable by human thots and is known but by the heart But One will not ever understand the un`loved Say poetry which is written like light of a distant … Continue reading

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On Peace

You lay yourself down across the chasm impossible to cross give me pathway from isolation to home You tear down the wall built by my fears of everything other show me beauty hiding in scars you bear You see white … Continue reading

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On Mercy

The Pointer brought the bird I had winged in flight carried in mouth soft as satin On his nose a drop of blood from a wounded dove scented of sage from the hill And so softly dropped the bird quivering … Continue reading

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On Grace

Grace is the way you face the wind blowing in from the sea you bend the knee to a wave in tide Grace is the how you hold your hand` out to greet the stranger how your eyes smile at … Continue reading

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The Good Life

The good life   [so people say] is filled with stuff The shipping is free A game`changer!   [the guy says] in the TV ad I am Waldo   [I am afraid] lost on some page surrounded by junk I … Continue reading

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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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On Faith

A man without a god lives without hope a jar of blood without a heart a bubble of gas without a soul a pile of ashes without a plot love in an envelope with no return address Better to plead … Continue reading

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