Monthly Archives: July 2006

Morning

In the cool grey of morning there is a stillness for my spirit trickling seeping into my being collecting the fragmented bits and fluttery pieces drawing all of me together. I become whole. by wordsworth, used with permission

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Nice and Safe

The church I see in Acts is so different from the church I see today. Following Jesus was an all-consuming fire and some (many) surely did perish in its flames. Today, Jesus is that little extra that makes our lives … Continue reading

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Wilderness

This wilderness it lasts so long on and on forever so it seems. The sand grinds inside my socks rubbing my sweaty feet raw. I trudge. I plod. I slog. This wilderness goes on forever. I want out and my … Continue reading

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The Secret Sits

We Dance round in a ring and Suppose But the Secret sits in the middle and Knows. Robert Frost

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Silent Bath

Silent Bath Today, God. All I can do today is sit hunched over in silence hoping You’ll pour something Your love Your word Yourself over me. My hands are too heavy to lift the cup to my mouth to pick … Continue reading

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Write on Me…

Write On Me… It’s been so long since I’ve seen a burning bush Some seasons I see them in every desert wash the magnificence the miracle… “burning and not consumed.” Yet who do I fool? Moses paid dearly for his … Continue reading

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Welcome to The Road Less Traveled

Poems inform and illuminate our lives. Among other things poems make us think, discuss, cry, reflect, and remember. I’ve collected a few favorites over the past few decades and I’ll share some of them with you here. Some are serious, … Continue reading

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