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Tumbling in the Sand

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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