Poetry

Begin-Again 1920 1280 Chris Wheeler

Begin-Again

Life is in the Begin-Again (dust and blood and birth); in You Who Are, the Beginning that begets all beginnings. Each morning I am again, blinking through the after-death and…

Weep With Me, O Lord 1920 1281 Caroline Bardwell

Weep With Me, O Lord

My Lord, I am battered, my spirit is bruised, my weary heart shattered, my energy used. Your child is stuck struggling to manage her grief; so desperate for love and…

A Solitary Figure 1920 1280 Gayl Wright

A Solitary Figure

With nightfall swiftly approaching, the air felt crisp and cold. A solitary figure was wandering, so frail, so tired, so old. It fluttered in the blowing wind her threadbare cloak…

Grace Enough for All 1920 1281 Gayl Wright

Grace Enough for All

My fists are tightly closed facing downwards I open my hands a symbol of letting go saying goodbye to things that cause me stress that want me to despair that…

God’s Light Breaks Through 1920 1439 Gayl Wright

God’s Light Breaks Through

My heart is stubborn, weak and selfish, in need of healing I hold on to past hurts looking for someone or something to blame Discontentment reigns as I focus on…

Turn, Turn, Turn 1920 1279 Patrick Connors

Turn, Turn, Turn

Give up your crooked ways and your evil thoughts. Return to the Lord our God. He will be merciful and forgive your sins. (Isaiah 55:7, CEV) The Earth will turn on its…

Valentine 1920 1280 Patrick Connors

Valentine

Love will bring you ecstatic explosions which build you up and bring understanding. But this will make you realize no matter what you have believed the truest love is not…

Credence 1920 1280 Patrick Connors

Credence

I believe in God, whom we may worship in any way fitting, as long as it is a dogma based on reverence; tolerance and respect for all; a spirit which…

Centre 1920 1281 Patrick Connors

Centre

I centre myself To get closer to the Divine Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit Who live inside of me I must practice this every day In every moment, every…

Renaissance 1920 1275 Patrick Connors

Renaissance

Integrity turns to courageous hope Vision of what is and ought to be Only if and when we are ready to Believe there is no fear in perfection Audacious belief…

Birth, Rebirth 1920 1194 Patrick Connors

Birth, Rebirth

I cannot live without A spirit of hope for this day To see and feel eternal things Bud and begin to bloom and breathe Waiting, much like praying And writing…

The Making 748 400 Prasanta Verma

The Making

Scattered, broken particles must be remade after life on earth snaps, crushes each bone, sinew, and organ into first-born molecules Dust catches in throat— chokes irrelevancy Smeared ashes reconstruct into…