Goodbye Pops

Goodbye Pops

Saturday morning, March 14, 2020, my schedule changed. And my life changed. I didn’t sleep well Friday night, thinking about three upcoming trips. Early Saturday morning I canceled those trips, and felt sadness. I would miss seeing people. I would miss telling...
A Poem by Stephen R. Clark: Clue

A Poem by Stephen R. Clark: Clue

Somewhere  There are two people  Facing each other in a cafe  At this very moment  They are drinking dark coffee  And they are saying nothing  And they have been saying nothing  For so long  They have forgotten why  They...

Poetry for the Summer: reality

Welcome to “Poetry for the Summer.” Today’s blog is from my book “a slow and sudden God: 40 years of wonder.” reality  words spoken or written, intentionally or unintentionally, and released. words heard or read, passively or...
forgiveness

forgiveness

This week’s spiritual discipline is forgiveness. This blog is from the book a slow and sudden God: 40 years of wonder. forgive us our trespasses, we pray. as we forgive those who have trespassed against us, we say. a decision we make, is forgiveness. not waiting...
Petitions: Praying for Ourselves

Petitions: Praying for Ourselves

Last week we emphasize the spiritual discipline of intercession, praying on behalf of others. This week’s spiritual discipline is petition, praying requests on our own behalf.  I invite us all to pray this week. Voicing our needs to our Heavenly Father who has...