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…
Psalm 146 reminds us to place our ultimate trust and hope in the Lord our God rather than in any political leader. Here is a sonnet that I wrote based on this psalm.
A nonet for all who feel burdened by life's many responsibilities.
Here is a sonnet inspired by Paul's words in First Thessalonians, "Do not quench the Spirit."
Take up your cross, Jesus said, and follow him. But what if the cross we are asked to bear is not one we want? Here is a poem reflecting on this question.
Psalm 119 is the longest of all psalms, and no wonder, as it is a song of praise to God's word. Here is a sonnet that I wrote for Psalm 119, as part of my ongoing series of "Poems, Prayers, Psalms, and Promises."