Advent Poem: “A Little Child”


A few words

“Since the time of Bernard of Clairvaux (d.1153) Christians have spoken of the three comings of Christ: in the flesh in Bethlehem, in our hearts daily, and in glory at the end of time.” Continue reading


Haiku: Midnight


Haiku: “Midnight”

Leaves brush the shadow.
Light pierces the midnight sky.
Blight becomes alive. Continue reading

Memorial Poem: “Levi Daniel Holloway”


Levi Daniel Holloway
December 13, 2014 – October 26, 2017

A Prayer. . . 

Lord of Compassion & Grace,

I pray for ongoing healing in the lives of those who have been impacted by young Levi’s death. I ask for strength within our immediate hope as we journey through a space that is agonizing, disorienting, and overwhelming. I ask that you open up the floodgates of your heart and pour out your immense compassion and grace into (and throughout) the broken hearts of those touched by this situation. Lord Jesus, breath out your word “peace” as we journey in the middle of this storm. May the wounds inflicted by this tragedy become as fertile ground for the purpose of the rebuilding of hearts, the deepening of love, and the strengthening of unity within the body of Christ. Continue reading