Category Archives: Poems

Dance me to the end of love

Dance me to the end of love, by Leonard Cohen Dance me to your beauty with a burning violin Dance me through the panic till I’m gathered safely in Lift me like an olive branch and be my homeward dove … Continue reading

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Mocking God with Metaphor?

Caravaggio depicts Jesus taking Thomas’ hand and intentionally inserting his outstretched finger into His wounded side in response to Thomas’ own assertion in John 20: “Unless I see the nail marks in his hands and put my finger where the … Continue reading

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Let us be Men who Love

Totally inspired by Idelette McVicker’s “Manifesto: Let us be Women who Love” – I give her credit, and hope my imitation honours her, and energizes both Women and Men: Written by R.H. Foerger based on Idellete McVicker’s poem:   Let us … Continue reading

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Everyone Prays in the end…

Sam Smith’s “Pray” is a prayer subject looking for his prayer object.  Like so many contemporary artists, here is an improbable prophetic echo of the eternity God has set in our hearts… it’s just that we haven’t fathomed it. Despite … Continue reading

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If… then I know nothing of Calvary Love

If I belittle those whom I am called to serve, talk of their weak points in contrast  perhaps with what I think of as my strong points; if I adopt a superior attitude, forgetting “Who made you to differ? And … Continue reading

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The Fiery Invocation to Pray

Rolling Stone reported: “In 2014, Kesha sued producer Dr. Luke, seeking to void all their contracts because of how, the suit claimed, Dr. Luke “sexually, physically, verbally, and emotionally abused [Kesha] to the point where [she] nearly lost her life.” … Continue reading

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Joining All Creation in Worship

We were created to join all creation in worship of our Creator.  When we are most who we are to be – most ourselves – every cell in us will resonate with the beauty of the One who made us … Continue reading

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