Psalm 101 offers us a pledge to God of integrity and justice. Here is a sonnet that I wrote based on this psalm.
Nonet for Ash Wednesday
A sonnet inspired by the Transfiguration of Our Lord
A sonnet inspired by Habakkuk's profoundly moving statement of faith made at the very end of his book.
A sonnet inspired by the Beatitudes shared by Jesus in his Sermon on the Mount.
And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love.1 Corinthians 13:13 Faith Trusting that our lives are looked afterBy an unseen, love-driven God,Who will be there to catch us,To bless us and keep us,To guide us through lifeWith steadfast love.Such is theGift ofFaith. Hope A sure, steadfast anchor…
A sonnet inspired by the celebration of the Baptism of Our Lord.
Here is a nonet poem celebrating God's love for us and the ways in which we can reflect that love into our world.
Psalm 131 offers us a beautiful but challenging image for prayer - our souls resting in God's presence like a weaned child with its mother. Here is my sonnet for this psalm, reflecting on this wonderful image.
Christmas, Then and Always Past and future come together this night, Forgotten, forgiven, by Love's pure light, Bowing before this loved, unknown stranger, Wrapped now in cloth, asleep in the manger. A promise fulfilled, for all who feel lost, Sin’s firm grip to be unbound by the cross. God's beloved Son, begotten before time, Now…