Tag Archives: Hope

Quiet Courage

We see it everyday and seldom give it a second thought For the courage we are trained to see rests in the extraordinary Acts of heroism that loudly demand us to stand up and take notice But far more common … Continue reading

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Re-enchantment-A Poem

The demons and angels and magical forces that reigned in the world no longer hold sway In a world of people governed by rules and laws and discipline, order and civility In the grave seriousness of the moment where the … Continue reading

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Phoenix Rising- A Poem

Rising from the ashes of a past that consumed the dreams of the day Embracing the rising sun of the new life and possibilities The flaming pyre that were supposed to consume me Became the necessary predecessor to resurrection As … Continue reading

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The Scars of the Past

We all bear the marks of Mistakes made that cannot be undone Hearts broken by betrayal Regrets of roads not taken Days when dreams are dashed False hopes that proved to be illusions And the wear and tear of life … Continue reading

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La Magdalena

A poem inspired by Michael Parkes’ picture ‘La Magdalena’ and by extension Mary Magdalene. La Magdalena is a copyrighted image but click the link at the name to see the image that inspired the poem. The cards of destiny were … Continue reading

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The Place of Authority: A Brief History Part 3b: The Exile, Reconstructing Identity-Narrative, Practice and Hope

James Tissot, The Flight of the Prisoners Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, to all the exiles whom I have sent into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon: Build houses and live in them; plant gardens and … Continue reading

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