The Journey Of The Magi By T S Elliott A cold coming we had of it, Just the worst time of the year For a journey, and such a long journey: The ways deep and the weather sharp, The very dead of winter.' And the camels galled, sorefooted, refractory, Lying down in the melting snow. … Continue reading The Journey Of The Magi
God of Seed and Harvest We bless you, God of Seed and Harvest And we bless each other That the beauty of this world And the love that created it Might be expressed through our lives And be a blessing to others Now and always - Author Unknown
I wrote this haiku, based on Luke 24, while reflecting of the story of the road to Emmaus Their eyes were opened In the breaking of the bread - Jesus is alive!
I find that, if I am going to try and write a psalm of praise and worship, it's helpful to have a basic understanding of the poetic devices I have at my disposal. Here's a few tips I've picked up from my research and experimentation. Poetic devices not normally present in Hebrew poetry meter rhyme … Continue reading Hebrew poetry for non-Hebrews
God alone is enough By Teresa of Avila Let nothing upset you, let nothing startle you. All things pass; God does not change. Patience wins all it seeks. Whoever has God lacks nothing: God alone is enough.
I find that it’s important to have low tech ways of praising God. Ways that don’t require electricity or electronics or anything other than yourself and what you have with you. Sometimes I take a more liturgical approach and experiment with praising God through ritual acts and poetry. Other times I take a more contemporary … Continue reading Praising God, wherever, whenever
The wisdom of God Is unwise by world standards Fooling everyone