Author Archives: R.H. (Rusty) Foerger

About R.H. (Rusty) Foerger

As I enter the third third of life, I am becoming aware of the role of elders today “to enlarge spiritual vision, being devoted to prayer, living in the face of death, as a living curriculum of the Christian life” (Dr. James M. Houston). I am a life long and life wide learner who seeks to: *decipher the enigma of our worth *rescue from the agony of prayerlessness *integrate spiritual friendship.

Does the Sparrow Worship You?

  Does the sparrow worship you? When making a nest in some hidden place When laying a clutch When anticipating the hatch When feeding the insatiable When watching them fledge; Does the sparrow worship you?   Does the nuthatch trill … Continue reading

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For those who do not know exactly what a Prayer is

The Summer Day Who made the world? Who made the swan, and the black bear? Who made the grasshopper? This grasshopper, I mean- the one who has flung herself out of the grass the one who is eating sugar out … Continue reading

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Learning to Live

I Learnt to Live, by Sofia Kioroglou Before I got cancerI cavilled at everythingCaterwauled and spat outUnmentionable adjectives Before I got cancerMy children hated meI was controlling and unbearableA helicopter hovering over them the whole time Before I got cancer,I … Continue reading

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Lap Upon Your Shore

Lap Upon Your Shore   Everyone has wanted a piece of you till there would be no pieces left, I thought. I have watched you proceed and recede As age washes up on your coast.   After all these years, … Continue reading

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The Awesomeness of the Universe…

@Caring_Atheist “CHRISTIANITY, the belief that a God created a universe 13.79 billion yrs old, 93 billion light years in diameter, consisting of over 200 billion galaxies, each containing an average of 200 billion stars, only to have a personal relationship … Continue reading

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What it means to be a Burning Bush

What it means to be a Burning Bush While safe-keeping the flock in the wilderness He saw it: the flame of fire out of the midst of a bush And it was burning but not consumed. *1 It was there … Continue reading

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Out of love for his Mother

“The painting titled ‘My mother and neighbouring mothers’ is set against a rural landscape and portrays mundane life. The burst of colours brings out a sense of certain beauty in everyday chores undertaken by the painter’s mother and other rural … Continue reading

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