The River is Eternal

"And always, from a time before anybody knew of time, the river had been there. From my sitting place where the woods stood up at the edge of the pasture, I could see the river, risen a little, swift and muddy from the spring rains, coming down the mile-long reach above the Willow Run bend, … Continue reading The River is Eternal

An Eye of Forgiveness

Is there no one here to speak for me?She had cried out in her shame.Buried beneath a sin so deepWith no way to escapeThe judgment poured down on her.                             But Jesus stepped into the crowdBent down on the sandAnd waited, waited for herAccusersThose without sin to cast the stones. Woman, He asked,Where are your … Continue reading An Eye of Forgiveness

The Face of Love

I started my week with a Devotional and this Quiet Scripture reading, little guessing how similar these words would echo the final chapters for our study at Michele Morin's site: Living Our Days for C.S. Lewis' myth retold, Till We Have Faces.  "This day I call the heavens and the earth as witnesses against you that … Continue reading The Face of Love


The Stillness of the first Snow ushers in the Pause,The Pause of Advent, When waiting hovers all aroundAnd Mystery calls out to me. Yesterday I read the words of Bonnie Gray, The Faith Barista, again, and  remembered my first weeks as a blogger, when she began her #OneWordLent series. Only now, the months have passed, and she invited us … Continue reading Stillness