Poetry

Kester Brewin Waxes Poetic on Descartes

Kester Brewin‘s blog went dark after he finished his book Signs of Emergence. Really, it went dark after the book had been out in the UK and in the US for a bit. Recently he began writing and putting his stuff out there again. I saw this Continue reading

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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.

All we experience … Continue reading

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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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Glimpse of the Relief for the World

Early this morning I boarded the treadmill. The on board computer offers a variety of ways to measure progress. One readout I watch is “distance.” My goal is at least 2 miles of cardio. The other display I watch is “time.” I like to get my two miles, walking … Continue reading

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