When the world clamors loud, we can run to the honesty of nature and trust the quiet communication of a poem. Poetry, photographs, paintings and sculptures- all creative efforts  speak to us in a language all their own. Let’s listen.





photo credit: chiaralily Flight of the Phoenix via photopin (license)



It is when the day is dark 

the need for Light becomes great


Within the darkest night,

lies the greatest possibility for

brightest light


Now is the time for your shining…

Now is the time to shine, 

to fly, to burn… to light up this current darkness

with the hope of Eternal Light


Gray Day


photo credit: Dendroica cerulea Bald Eagle via photopin (license)



It’s gray today…

and it keeps getting grayer.



The Heart of Christmas


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Hum, buzz, rum-

Hum, buzz, rum…


I shut the door

on all the voices and sounds;

your voice, a whisper above the rest-

is where my hope is found.


A Better Country


Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind. C. S. Lewis

This morning I have written two poems. I pray this one causes you to consider the Better Country referred to in The Book of Hebrews.

A reflection on Hebrews 11-13…


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