On the Need for Advent…

It happens about this time every year. This subtle shift of heart, the deep sense of something amiss. Or missing. I am not sure what happens but only have observed this movement within me, this deeper yearning as the long nights of Autumn come round serving up falling leaves, chilly days and blazing colors inContinue reading “On the Need for Advent…”

4 Seasons of the Writing Life (Part 1)

 photo credit: ScottNorrisPhoto Dry Leaf on Wood via photopin (license)   One of the reasons I considered NOT participating in the Write 31 Days in October writing challenge has to do with the season I believe the Lord has revealed is upon me in my writing life. I’ve never really struggled to write or feltContinue reading “4 Seasons of the Writing Life (Part 1)”

Grace for All Seasons (End of Summer Reflections)

Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits— who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion, who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.Continue reading “Grace for All Seasons (End of Summer Reflections)”

Days of March

Wednesday night in bed, before falling asleep, I wrote a journal entry which read like a poem to sum up these days of March. I tweaked it a bit after reading Victoria’s post at dVerse today.  She is asking poets to play with verb usage. Not sure I hit it, but you can see my effortContinue reading “Days of March”