Poetically Provocatively Jesus

6a00d8341c1ad253ef01156fe0e1ae970b-800wijpgMy friend Barry Tayloris posting in concert with Holy Week. He offers a gem from his reading for the week. If you like poetry then this one is for you. Sometimes the character in the Jesus story that most resembles us is not the impulsive, impetuous Peter. … Continue reading

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Story of Contrasts and Common-ness

Sunday I read this poem written for our Christmas presentation of, “It’s (Not) Beginning to Look alot Like Christmas”

Narration requires a story.
Story draws attention.
Attention to characters and plots.
Plots fill our lives and yet there is one plot that takes in them all.

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Where do you stand?

Tuesday I read a poem by the late Samuel Moor Shoemaker. It was part of my morning devotional reading. The words stirred me. The song writer wrote about being a door keeper in the house of the Lord. Shoemaker wrote about a place by the door for those coming … Continue reading

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Mark Scandrette – Re-Imagine

Thanks to Michael Toy for pointing this You Tube upload of our friend Mark Scandrette. Enjoy the poet.… Continue reading

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