Category Archives: 2016

The Weary World Rejoices

“For we know that the whole creation groans together and travails in pain together until now.” Romans 8:22, Darby Translation “It was, of course, the memory of Sophie and Nathan’s long-ago plunge that set loose this flood [of tears], but … Continue reading

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Lord of Creation

A Psalm of David The heavens declare the glory of God,     and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. Day to day pours out speech,     and night to night reveals knowledge. There is no speech, nor are there words,     whose … Continue reading

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Stock-In-Trade

Stock-in-trade: something that someone or something does or makes very well and often. So I bought this stock a few years ago. It seemed like a sure thing. The company was developing a technology that might revolutionize early treatment of … Continue reading

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Venom

Your lips, O my spouse, Drip as the honeycomb; Honey and milk are under your tongue; And the fragrance of your garments Is like the fragrance of Lebanon.                   Song of Songs … Continue reading

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An Intercession

“For You formed my inward parts. You covered me in my mother’s womb. I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Marvelous are Your works, and that my soul knows very well. My frame was not hidden from You when I … Continue reading

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Reentry

reentry noun 1. an act of reentering; 2. the return from outer space into the earth’s atmosphere Too fast Out of control Charred Or only scorched Reentry to the land of the living From a flight of fancy Fuel exhausted … Continue reading

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Vanity

“Writing is very silly business at best.” John Steinbeck I can’t say it any better than Mr. Steinbeck. Recently, I’ve thought about what my answer would be if I were asked, “Why do you write?” Or, more to the point, … Continue reading

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That Was Then, This Is Now

“Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you. For behold, darkness shall cover the earth, and thick darkness the peoples; but the Lord will arise upon you, and his glory will be seen upon you. And nations … Continue reading

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Some Devils Never Change

“Have I now come up without the Lord against this land to destroy it? The Lord said to me, ‘Go up against this land, and destroy it.’” Isaiah 36:10 Fans of the wildly popular (If Daryl Dies We Riot) television … Continue reading

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The Tell

“And the Lord sent Nathan to David. He came to him and said to him, “There were two men in a certain city, the one rich and the other poor.  The rich man had very many flocks and herds,  but the poor man had nothing … Continue reading

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