As creative and intellectual beings, we must not devolve to prefer images to realities, but rather to use earthly glimpses of beauty to turn heavenward.
"For all the weary weight you may carry, Know no burden lighter than lifted eye. When firsthand you feel Earth heave, Hope tarry, Clutch tight her broken wings and, in Faith, fly."
Healing is a theme central to the incarnation; instances of healing in the gospels demonstrate the relationship of body and spirit, the lordship of Christ, and the faith of the broken. The following eight poems, written in free verse, provide a means of contemplating the marvelous physical and spiritual recreation found in Mark. The recurring... Continue Reading →