new year… thoughts in haiku

01. January 2011 poetry, randomness, updates, writing 0
new year haiku 1: “above mason dixon” at future in-laws. made first ever snow (wo)man taller than one foot. new year haiku 2: “you know you are an adult” a short list this year. received what i wanted most: kitchen aid, dyson. new year haiku 3: “best of all” ring shines in tree lights. sweet ...

in the valley…

04. July 2010 poetry 0
my life circumstances, as of late, do not produce what we typically think of as stability.  especially of the mental, emotional, and financial kind. however, i am learning, day by day, that it does produce another form of security… of the spiritual, faith-building type. stories like joseph, and job, etc., are always great examples to ...

glimpse of grief: 1

e m p t y s p a c e . he arranged the pillows in the place where she used to rest. he found his arm around… but the feathers and all the down collapsed at his embrace. he turned the other way. this was only the thirteenth day without her face by his. ...

oh the deep, deep…

21. June 2010 poetry 0
although i’ve heard this song several times, it has been a while since i’ve thought about it.  it was played for the offertory tonight at my church, and it was such a blessing… it’s so easy for the feeling of love–by friends, by family, by fellow/former workers, etc– to wax and wane and grow and ...

“likewise…

31. August 2009 poetry 0
the Spirit helps us in our weakness. for we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words… ” _______________ my wordless prayer my words lie still and life-less as dust upon the sand. i can no longer voice one request ...