Peace +

This poem is dedicated to anyone experiencing heart-tearing challenges or injustices in our world - whether personal, or in relation to the people and loved ones closest to your heart. Peace is promised, and accessible, even in the midst of great heartache. Eternal longings burn inside my earthen body like molten lava, flickering with hope and... Continue Reading →

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The Graveyard

The graveyard entrance looms as I approach the top of the street in the steady summer heat. Silent and immovable, it is like a sentinel that's seen it all.  A few plant creepers stealthily make their way across its rugged surface, their wiry green vines spreading out like the veins on the back of my hands. Inhaling slowly, I relax... Continue Reading →

“Who wants it?”

June. That was the name of the little old lady in our church by the sea, with its hopeful and humble congregation of thirty or forty believers. We met weekly in a small, modest bowling green at Waihi Beach in New Zealand. According to our bulletin sheets, we were supposed to begin our one Sunday... Continue Reading →

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