art, Poems by others, Poetry, Prayer

Lent Conversation — Conclusion

Here, on Good Friday, the last day of Lent, Laurel and I conclude our Lenten conversation with one more poem and image. Laurel’s poem prompt, “Quicken,” articulates the restless dissatisfaction and the sense of “dare I hope that things can be different?” characteristic of us in our human state. Those feelings have only been amplified… Continue reading Lent Conversation — Conclusion

Christmas, Poems by others, Public Domain, Spiritual Journey Thursday

Mindfulness at Christmas

Thank you to Irene Latham for rallying us to revive our Spiritual Journey Thursday meme, at least this once. We’re invited to reflect on our One Little Word choices for 2017. My 2017 word was / is MINDFULNESS. I am aware that there are psychological and, in some faiths, religious overlays to the word which… Continue reading Mindfulness at Christmas

Found, Poetry Friday, Religious

The (not so) secret message of Christmas

The (not so) secret message of Christmas Unto us a child is given. O come let us adore Him! Yea, Lord, we greet Thee Emmanuel; His name is called Emmanuel. Veiled in flesh the God-head see. O holy night! Light and life to all He brings. I wonder as I wander. © 2013 by Violet… Continue reading The (not so) secret message of Christmas

Christmas, Poetry Friday, re-post, Religious

Two poems about Christmas

Two poems about Christmas i this is a poem about the last page a poem about feeling panicked a poem about lists this is a poem about shopping and tired feet about choosing the right card then signing your name 47 times a poem about wrapping paper, tape and ribbon this is a poem about… Continue reading Two poems about Christmas