Category Archives: Poems

Remind Me You’re Here

An honest and timely lament of worship¬†to the One who we need to remind us is here: “Remind Me You’re Here” None of my pain has ever caught You by surprise Still it’s hard to trust You when I’m lost … Continue reading

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Lockdown

During these unprecedented times in our lifespan there are many creative and hopeful responses to the global pandemic. ¬†Below is one sent to me from a friend of mine in Hungary who received this poem from a friend of his … Continue reading

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These are the Days

These are the days by van Morrison These are the days of the endless summer These are the days, the time is now There is no past, there’s only future There’s only here, there’s only now Oh your smiling face, … Continue reading

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Pacing the Cage

Pacing the Cage by Bruce Cockburn Sunset is an angel weeping Holding out a bloody sword No matter how I squint I cannot Make out what it’s pointing toward Sometimes you feel like you’ve lived too long Days drip slowly … Continue reading

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Without Love where would you be right now?

Without Love, the 1973 hit written by Tom Johnston, lead vocalist and songwriter with the Doobie Brothers, draws you in from the first chord. It begs you to sing it – to answer the recurring question, “without love where would … Continue reading

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Collecting Threads

Unravelling and reweaving seems to describe what we do throughout most of our lives. Parker Palmer captures this in his poem titled “November 22“: … the world unravels always, and it must be rewoven time and time again. You must … Continue reading

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May Your Mercy Manifest

Only then will your house be blessed, by Harry Manx Let it go, Let it go, Well well, let it go go go Let your sword of vengeance rest Oh, do the, do the blind lead the blind? Well well … Continue reading

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