encouragement

  it’s morning, I wake in dreams and prayers, I roll around overwhelmed, I wonder gazing out the window, I sigh “encouragement- thanks God,” I acknowledge bowing to the beauty and mystery, I move into the day. Tell us:  How has God encouraged you lately?

you are the light of the world

with innocence spark leaps fearlessly from the fire deep inside where bread breaks and desire is hot. spark, simple and pure, whispers her destiny “I’m going to Love!” parent flames are reminded of their source and purpose and so beam out peace. spark returns as quickly as she left, greatly changed. Now she’s a gustContinue reading “you are the light of the world”

a children’s story

We rise with sleep in our eyes.  We dance on the broken ground. We run to town to tell the news.  In the grave? Not there, no more! Somehow and someway, life has won. Easter morning has arrived. Hooray! Satan sees that God’s Truth teases.  Freedom lives. Love is power.  Peace redeems.  “Ha, take that!” Continue reading “a children’s story”

Poems For Corpus Christi

My Daily Bread   Will I grow old alone, a pitied spinster, the dried-up nun?   Can we grow young, Like the seaside, when your first Kiss taught me justice?   Elopement was never much of an option. A slow steady courtship has made me yours a thousand times.   My wine-soaked heart My lungsContinue reading “Poems For Corpus Christi”

hallow hope

Bored with the rosary beads and anxiety of agendas I gaze up from the corner chapel in my 9th floor imaginary tree house home. My blurred vision moves from the cross to the obnoxious glow of the golden arches and hallows the hope that once was fire warming my heart over the violent city. Yet,Continue reading “hallow hope”

advent waiting room

An eagerness for an improvement lives deep within the groans of our society, our culture, our selves.  We don’t feel as well as we would like.  We have a sense that something is wrong and someone might know the answer.  We wonder who to turn to. We suppose that God might show us a NewContinue reading “advent waiting room”

an advent day

The sky cracked open and with a boom, a crack and a caress Truth came to. In a hushed corner of the universe, the corner of that one woman’s soul, a spark ignites. She lifts up her gaze and holds her breath sensing something on its way. Beyond the frost on the winter glass, beyondContinue reading “an advent day”

Born-Again Christmas

diversity of light energizes and zaps seeds sprout into enlightened silence presence powers pulls and dances no crushing yet broken cracks allow deep justice purity color and joy to be birthed from a still, fire-y womb-like tomb Truth flows and merges into one. may it be done. (Kingdom has come!) MERRY CHRISTMAS, dear readers! MayContinue reading “Born-Again Christmas”

in God’s time

We can’t really know what God is up to. But we can wonder, and we do.  Wondering about what God is doing makes me feel like I am the size of an ant in an expansive universe.   Actually, I am, in a way. Somehow, though, I am part of it all. Paradigms of planet,Continue reading “in God’s time”

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