Category Archives: Poems

It’s like she left…

In the image above it appears that the son is fading from his mother’s memory, or from her ability to recognize him. It is not that she is fading, it is rather that everything around her is. The image seems to … Continue reading

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Unsatisfied Desire

As a follow up to her 1983 exhibit “Unsatisfied Desire” in the Paul Andriesse Gallery in Amsterdam, Marlene Dumas provides another art form through which to explore this topic. What caught my attention was her understanding of art not as … Continue reading

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Come… Give us Breath

Come, my Way, my Truth, my Life: by George Herbert Come, my Way, my Truth, my Life: Such a way as gives us breath; Such a truth as ends all strife, Such a life as killeth death. Come, my Light, … Continue reading

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You find it hard to believe, but…

When it comes to God’s unfailing love – His steadfast, loyal, self-giving love – God’s jealousy for us is not a “compound of frustration, envy and spite, as human jealousy so often is, but appears instead as a (literally) praiseworthy … Continue reading

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All Bread must be Broken

Irish poet, Pádraig Ó Tuama said he used to think that poetry was about describing the transcendent – the things you couldn’t put your hands on. But these days he is more interested in poems that pay attention to the things you … Continue reading

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Speak Now

Listen, listen While the storm in your heart is raging Listen, listen, listen Listen, listen To the echoes of martyrs praying Listen, listen, listen Listen Brothers and sisters Listen, listen, listen I swear we’ll never find a way to where … Continue reading

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Invitation to Brave Space

Invitation to Brave Space Written by Micky ScottBey Jones based on Beth Strano’s original work. Together we will create brave space. Because there is no such thing as a “safe space” — We exist in the real world. We all … Continue reading

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