Peace +

Eternal longings burn inside my earthen body like molten lava, flickering with hope and pain, sorrow and joy; the aches of promises not yet seen. My heart's roughshod, Like a cracked volcano threatening to explode. In this porcelain state I whisper your name-- My safe-harbour God, all-sufficient One. You haven't failed me yet, and never... 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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