Category: Art, Beauty, JESUS, Literature, Poetry, Psychology, Spiritual Formation, Suffering, Theology
“…or we can explain further
that story gives truth meaning
like Aesop’s fables
and Lewis’s Narnian Chronicles
or better yet
think of Christ’s agrarian parables
that strum the soul
on a spiritual level
with a celestial harp of gold
and hands of clay that bleed when cracked.”
Category: Beauty, JESUS, Nature, Poetry, Theology
is His willingness
to be caught in the cross hairs,
a red dot
at the intersection
of an atoning fare
and a predetermined time-slot.
Category: Beauty, Gospel, JESUS, Literature, Morality, Music, Nature, Philosophy, Poetry, Politics, Psychology, Science and Religion, Suffering, Theology
Give me Narnia or
Give me the Wild Lands of the North.
Give me Aslan or
Give me the White Witch
and her black dwarfs.
Category: Beauty, JESUS, Literature, Morality, Nature, Philosophy, Psychology, Science and Religion, Scripture, Short Stories, Spiritual Formation, Suffering, Theology
God: “Truth is self-love that sets you free and enables you to see your sin as an opportunity to talk with Me about why you sin so we can have conversations like this one and walk further down life’s path together. This is My heart. This is discipleship.”
Category: Beauty, Nature, Poetry
A curl within a curl within a curl ad infinitum. A turquoise fractal with salty skin and a wicked tongue. The golden ratio— multiplying itself in eternal swirls— a pillow for Poseidon. I stare out at the horizon, blue walls of hydrogen and oxygen molecules holding hands as I listen with…
Category: Art, Beauty, Nature, Poetry, Psychology, Suffering
Open your eyes.
See the bioluminescence,
from the abyss,
or God’s firework show
in dancing waves of light,
the Holy Grail of sky watching,
the aurora borealis,
the northern lights.
Category: Beauty, JESUS, Poetry
Former political debaters
and Facebook haters
sheath their swords
and get the ultimate do-over,
a hard-drive scrub,
the perfect social media experimentation.
Category: Beauty, Literature, Nature, Poetry
This poem is for all of us,
who feel that horses
make the world
a better place.
Category: Art, Beauty, Morality, Poetry, Psychology, Suffering
Everyone wants to know
life’s greatest mystery.
read your history
and exchange your brokenness for beauty,
your porcelain mask for the Japanese art
Category: Beauty, Poetry, Psychology
Androgynous highs and lows—
and estrogen flows
sun-bathin on top of Kilimanjaro,
meltin glaciers below.
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