Tag Archives: Christianity

Morning Glories

A morning glory stem will wrap around a sturdy thing to climb toward the sun and won’t reach much above its sprouting ground, if in the neighborhood there isn’t one. If it can’t find a means for its support, a … Continue reading

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Embracing Mystery

For years, I courted perfect Certitude, though I could never take her by the hand, nor did I ever see her in the nude, and from her private quarters I was banned. Despite the fervent hopes with which I wooed, … Continue reading

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Drama Quartet

Axis The world has often seemed about to end, whenever things appeared to be most bleak; about to break—it could no longer bend— about to sink, from having sprung a leak. Apocalypse has often been on lips, and people fell … Continue reading

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Omnipresence

How often have I looked up when I prayed, as if You were at some point in the sky, where I would rather be if I could trade, or I at least could peek as if a spy. The calmness … Continue reading

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Body of Water

Because I felt my verses flowed from You, I thought that I could be a riverbed, and writing was the best that I could do, and others could drink truth when they had read. Like Francis, I would be a … Continue reading

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Fertile Mire

Everywhere I look is full of rot, in me and in the world that’s all around; decay with which all life on Earth is fraught begins before it’s buried in the ground. And I who thought myself to be immune … Continue reading

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Passages

When life’s incomprehensible—a wall— we seek text passages for breaking through to ways that we could understand it all and move more near to whom we’re seeking—You. And sometimes passages have served us well, like “love your enemies” and “feed … Continue reading

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