As I sort through thousands of files of land surveyor field notes from the 1950’s and beyond, I see the same word over and over and over again: RUSH. It is on almost every single file. It is almost always … Continue reading RUSH! RUSH! RUSH!
Today is Saturday: I drink hot caffeinated drinks in three forms (coffee, tea, and cocoa). Hence, for the whole day I am a mess of twitters and jitters; cleaning up the house, working on writing, editing audio, pulling out paints. In honour of such a Saturday, I present you with this poem. It is a treasure of randomness. Continue reading Guess What?
They say your love is a wide open sky They say your love is unending ocean I believe it. But today the blue winter sky is so far away the ocean is something I can’t reach for and I need … Continue reading I Need Your Love To Be a Smooth Black Stone.
Well. I’m your child, and somehow what I do with my hands is part of Your praise. So I’m here. And my chorus today is made by a nail gun, a tool belt too big, sore knees, and a seemingly … Continue reading of nailguns, saints, and exiles
“I had heard of you by the hearing of the ear, but now my eye sees you…” Job 42:5 Covenant God of Israel, King of the desert storms, Majesty wrapped in darkness and commanding light: I come to You today, … Continue reading #WhereISeeYou
It’s 6 am and it’s dark outside. Winter is already encroaching on the hours of our days, stealthily stealing some daylight each morning and each night. Here in the dawn hours, I fumble for the liturgy that keeps days sane … Continue reading Thursday Morning Confession
I received my first Yearbook ever when I completed Freshman year at college. I wasn’t sure what to do with it. Yes, I knew effort had went into it. I was even on the Yearbook staff! But effort or no … Continue reading A Sugarcane Life