Witness

Brighter than the sun is the radiance of your people. Higher than the heavens is your children’s praise. Purer than a fresh snowfall is creation’s witness. Wiser than a PhD’s discourse, sillier than a toddler’s humor is your grace. More...

Forever

Longer than the night, more welcome than the dawn, Your steadfast love endures forever. Farther than the horizon, more abundant than the ocean, Your steadfast love endures forever. More impressive than the stars, truer than a plumbline, Your steadfast love endures...

Rhetorical

Does the sun still shine? [Hold on, let me go stand outside.] Do the tides still sway? [I’d have to put my toes in the ocean.] Does joy still bubble in laughter? [When’s the last time you told me a joke, God?] Does Hercules still saunter on the horizon at...

Love

Happy are those who meditate on love. love multiplying in raindrops love growing in spring love singing in harmony love wrestling through mystery love waiting in silence love racing over distance love draping with radiance Happy are those who meditate on love. (Psalm...

Advent: Me Too

The heavens sing to the earth: “The LORD is greatly to be praised.” I’ll sing too. The fields boast with joy: “God is sovereign over the earth.” I want to shout it too. The winds twirl with the trees: “The LORD is coming, coming,...

Advent: Paying Attention

the heartache and the weariness and the “to do” list and the brokenness and the starling with its beautiful iridescence tapping at our window, seeking a shelter from the winter wind the frustration and the guilt and the fear and the news and the faraway...

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