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…
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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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It feels like being asked to disregard the facts, the evidence, reality itself and play a game of make-believe where I deny the truth of what I see. And…
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He feels a universe away from me, but how his children circled me with prayer that day in Fleet. Before I drove away to an uncertain future, they were…
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She jerks another grey hair from her head, and winces as she drops it on the floor. O God, how long? “She’ll have a son”, you said, but I can’t bear the…
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You know those cracks across the ground so well. You know the dust that swirls around your feet as you walk—weary, laden—down the street carrying more…
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I spare the city when they turn from sin, The threatened judgement I forbear to bring. I joy in showing mercy to these men: Should I not pity Nineveh…
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Right now, this is good: this wind that whips my hair, the autumn sun, the river, and the trees. Remembering where I've been and where I am, I whisper…
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It might seem crazy, but I knew too well That nothing else had worked, so when I heard The Jewish prophet was on Gentile soil, I cornered him. I fell…
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Hello, kind friends, and happy October. Life has been rather hectic in my little corner of the world and so I’m taking a hiatus from poetry this…
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I squint my eyes. The boat’s so far away it’s hard to make it out. Beneath my feet the gravel crunches as I turn my back on my deliverer and walk alone…
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Of course, I felt a certain... satisfaction to be presented with his severed head, but I had thought his fiery accusations would vanish just as soon as…
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