Lent 25 (Nursery Rhymes)

All the pretty little horses: holy to the LORD! The dapples and grays, the pintos and bays: holy to the LORD! The cat and the fiddle, the cow and the moon: holy to the LORD! The dog full of laughter, the dish and the spoon: holy to the LORD! Also the black sheep with...

Any Part An Angel

If God is in and part of all creation, then any part can be a messenger, an angel. Madeleine L’Engle, A Stone for a Pillow (Harold Shaw Publishers 1986), 98. Angel statue in the gardens of Zion UCC, North Canton OH.
Stroll

Stroll

My steps are glad, my God, my steps are glad! My feet strolling the grass delight in your gentleness and climbing the rocks, honor your enduring faithfulness! How blessed is this wild path evolving before me, not because the way is easy but because the course is...

The Year (Ella Wheeler Wilcox)

What can be said in New Year rhymes, That’s not been said a thousand times? The new years come, the old years go, We know we dream, we dream we know. We rise up laughing with the light, We lie down weeping with the night. We hug the world until it stings, We...

Advent 12/19/12

I cannot dance, O Lord, Unless You lead me. If You wish me to leap joyfully, Let me see You dance and sing —   Then I will leap into Love — And from Love into Knowledge, And from Knowledge into the Harvest, That sweetest Fruit beyond human sense....

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