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finishing up fall

Quick, quick! One more Fall poem before the Christmas things start up! (Would you believe, I’m to begin the Christmas Story for the 3-year olds next Wednesday?! And yes, I’ve switched to the 3-year olds, for my Wednesday morning volunteering.) … Continue reading

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Stop, Listen

There are not enough posts in my blog for the “fall” tag to show up, so here’s another Fall poem: O wild West Wind, thou breath of Autumn’s being, Thou, from whose unseen presence the leaves dead Are driven, like … Continue reading

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“they just pretend”

Ways to celebrate October: get out for an early morning walk/run, have one last ice cream, or perhaps french fries from a Chip Truck, on a warm Fall day, get a haircut, to lessen that cool-weather, fly-away electricity, gather around … Continue reading

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“Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness…”

It seems fitting, after the beautiful photos I found on my morning run, that we should have some poetry. How about a little Keats? Just a little– To Autumn John Keats, 1795 – 1821 Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, … Continue reading

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Turn from the beaten path

Found some more lines to do with not taking the beaten path… “Morn is the time to act, noon to endure; But, O! if thou wouldst keep thy spirit pure, Turn from the beaten path by worldlings trod, Go forth … Continue reading

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Who knows?

Just a couple of quick sermon notes… from “long ago” now, since we’ve been away, I’ve been teaching, etc. I was going to uncheck the cross-post to Facebook, but I’m also going to include–in honour of our 34th anniversary–a poem … Continue reading

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unfleshed dreams

OK, so this is kind of depressing… wish I’d noticed it for one of my Lenten posts! It’s excellent poetry, doing a good job of expressing something. So I’ll do a more upbeat one right away, to make up for … Continue reading

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drenched air

Blindfold When someone pulls down a blind shuts out seas other ships shape of the sun (though warm still soaks down blanket filtered) floats a milky cataract over every eye: invisibles thrive and foghorns celebrate.   In fact, unblunted the … Continue reading

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Everything can change in the blink of an eye. But… God never blinks.

I feel a hunger for some poetry, don’t you? So here’s what I found on my poetry site (SOON, I’ll get together a list of links for my site!) It’s too long, so I’ll pick out my favourite verses. A … Continue reading

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discipline, and Doctor Seus (separately :P)

Interesting! My scripture reading this morning was about discipline… how we should not shrug off God’s discipline. This is after some discussion last night about disciplining others in the church; but that should only be done when it’s very serious, … Continue reading

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