Tag Archives: Sin

Breaking the Rules

It’s not about mercy if your destination is Alcatraz It’s not about rehabilitation if you’ve ended up here on the Rock Don’t plan to escape if you try the dig, dash, and dive you won’t be eating shark dinner in … Continue reading

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Pondering the Why of Suffering

When Jesus and his disciples encountered the man born blind as recorded in John 9, the disciples wanted to know why he’d been born blind. Was it the man’s sin or his parents’ sin that had caused this tragedy? Why … Continue reading

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Anger Gone Awry

She told me I had a right to be angry And so anger became my constant companion Thoughts of self-defense courses fled I dwelt on thoughts of revenge instead I was obsessed with Murderous meditations If I had a gun I’d shoot … Continue reading

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Speaking of Gold

She saw in nature’s beauty and majesty her first glimpse of the Divine, swathed in green amidst the beauty is an echo of gold The home He gave her turned out to be the hardest to hold onto as the … Continue reading

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My Road

My road began bright and cheery Birds sang sweet, lovely flowers bloomed It would always be I assumed Then it became dark and dreary With each step I grew more weary When I tried to walk all alone Plagued by despair of … Continue reading

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Sweet Scent of Rain

The wafting scent of petrichor Will remind me forevermore Of streets lined with eucalyptus Where my friends and I played, thus Those were the days of fun and cheer Memories that I hold so dear Before, before the terror came … Continue reading

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Nails of Love

Jesus came to give from above His love On the cross mercy wins My sins that are told in sordid tales were nails no longer tip the justice scales He surely paid the price as soldiers rolled the dice His … Continue reading

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