How bittersweet it was, the other day, to see two daffodils in fullest bloom in January. Dear things, you’ve come too soon. The winter world is cruel. How can you stay when ice and wind return, as surely they will do before the month is out? Oh, the world’s womb is where you…
Hello, kind friends. I hope your new year has had a joy-filled, peaceful beginning. I’m taking a break from posting for a week or two but plan to be…
He’s feather-light, as every infant is. I stroke his wrinkled face and wonder how the emptiness that’s haunted me for years has left at last. I sense a…
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Live with a miracle for long enough and wonder fades. The heavy weight of awe and marvel that I felt as, sweaty-palmed, I gazed up at the angel from the…
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She brushes off a fly with a firm hand, and, just as firmly, brushes off her dreams as she kneels on the cold, unyielding ground and sees her life…
He'd watched each galaxy as it appeared, and burst out singing as stars came to life. He'd hurled the fallen angels from the sky, and seen a perfect…
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A light has shone at last into our night and though one flame is all that we can see, the darkness has not overcome that light. The light is not a…
Help us to wait, even when we feel we can’t wait any longer, when the gate of heaven stays shut tight to our appeal. Help us to wait. To wait as Israel…
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