Jabbok Dawn

Tumbling in the Sand

Between the Hosannas and Hallelujahs

Jesus, we walk again with you Cheerful palms waving Music full of Hosannas Bells and children choirs add light to the day Even as we read the Passion account, it’s … Continue reading

April 18, 2019 · 1 Comment

Angels at the Gas Station

She called me an angel sent by God. “I know some people who have other opinions,” I thought to myself Because, well, I do And because well, I have that … Continue reading

December 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Living Questions

“There’s no proof that God exists so I don’t believe in God.” *sigh* confirmation class challenger pushing the new pastor “You believe in lots of things you have no proof … Continue reading

March 19, 2016 · 2 Comments

Missed turn

Missed Turn Huh. Well, damn airport pre-dawn bye-bye see you soon safe travels alone, I missed my exit. I blame the leaves — pink hues pink-yellow pink-red pink-orange pink haze … Continue reading

October 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Remembering Fall in Alberta

Inspired by the news of the August snowfall in Alberta (see the HuffPost article or CBC), I found myself reminiscing about my childhood there and the pretty regular occurrence of … Continue reading

August 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

On retreat – A poem

I went walking this morning The air hung heavy with moisture As the winter lets go And the rain softly falls The light—perfect So that the beech leaves—shaking at the slightest … Continue reading

March 17, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Poetry of Trinity

The texts for Sunday, May 26, 2013 (Trinity Sunday, year C): Proverbs 8:1–4, 22–31, Psalm 8, Romans 5:1–5, and John 16:12–15 “I still have many things to say to you, … Continue reading

May 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

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