There are just too many poems in Scott Cairn’s book Slow Pilgrim published in 2015 by Paraclete Press, that I would love to share. Today, I will share two. I am conscious that in the Christian calendar we find ourselves almost half way through the season of Lent. It’s a long journey from Ash WednesdayContinue reading “Slow Pilgrim”
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I recall fondly the encouragement I was given by a parishioner when I shared with her the desire of one of my sons to have a dog. Perhaps I was foolish to mention this to her, knowing her love of dogs and of how she had several round her at all times. Her comments wereContinue reading “Sleeping Dogs!”
Buoyant, Buoyed, and Basking.
Continuing my theme of water here is a poem by Scott Cairns. I have not visited Greece or the Aegean sea, but this turtle might persuade me otherwise! Enjoy! Sleepwalking on Water No boatman, no boat, not muchsense of direction beyondelsewhere, beyond I must needsget me hence. Late in the day,I had stepped once moreContinue reading “Buoyant, Buoyed, and Basking.”
The New Year is just over a week old and already those New Year resolutions feel so old that I can barely recall them. January 1st. started off with such great intentions but today I have trouble facing them head on! Maybe next New Year I will do better and make it into the thirdContinue reading “Intentions!”
Leap of Faith
Before you ask, the answer is No! I don’t possess the courage to do such a circus act as the flying trapeze. Just looking at the photo brings my heart to my mouth! Courage and artistic flair are combined with commitment and trust in the ability to pull this off. Certainly, as a child goingContinue reading “Leap of Faith”