Monthly Archives: June 2020

The Place for the Ship is in the Sea

In his book on the life of 19th century evangelist, D.L. Moody (A Passion for Souls), Lyle W. Dorsett tells the story of a return trip Moody took back to the U.S. on the German steamer, the Spree.  Leaving on November … Continue reading

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And the People Stayed Home

This poem has been making the rounds, falsely attribute someone named Kathleen O’Mara in 1869, and then falsely said to have been reprinted in 1919 during the Spanish Flu pandemic. This poem is actually written during this COVID-19 pandemic by author Kitty … Continue reading

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Come back to me my dear child

I was in Singapore when the Covid 19 virus began to gain pandemic momentum. One Sunday, Pastor Wei-en prayed this prayer with his congregation: My dear child, I remember the day you were born. You came into this world naked, empty and … Continue reading

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Delightful Isolation

Delightful isolation! By happy chance I would not have wanted to be alone with anyone but you; and here we are in quarantine.   All those primordial promises Made with rapturous innocence Now find themselves weighted with life and time … Continue reading

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