As I read through the Bible this year, I am writing a nonet poem for each of its sixty-six books. Here are my nonets for Joshua through 2 Kings.
There is no going back, Wendell Berry reminds us. I reflected on this truth after going back to my former congregation, and share my ponderings here.
As I read through the Bible this year, I am writing a nonet poem for each of its sixty-six books. Here are my nonets for the Pentateuch, the first five books of the Bible.
A poem reflecting on my visit to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
Three with a Secret by Gerhard E. Frost
A Reflection on Seamus Heaney's "Miracle"
Reflections on "Stranger," a poem by Thomas Merton.
A sonnet inspired by the words of the great teacher, Qoheleth, in the Book of Ecclesiastes.
Prayer: A Poem by Evelyn Underhill
A poem by George Herbert (and a favorite quote by Philip Melanchthon) as we prepare for Holy Trinity Sunday.