Poetry

Son of Man

  Son of man You called Yourself! Though Son of God You are Son of Adam You became Outrageously claiming our identity Laying no blame Embracing our sordid history Shocking in Your refusal To stand separate from our misery   You,… Read More ›

Incarnation

Shepherds, angels, starry night The sounds of birth An infant’s cry Swaddled now In the arms of earth   Stable, manger, oxen stare Wood and straw No room elsewhere Smell of cattle Earthen floor   Lowly men and lowly beasts… Read More ›

The Promise

The breeze toyed playfully with His hair Tugging wistfully at His robe At the tread of His sandals The earth sighed with inexpressible hope Sunlight wrapped joyfully around His frame And danced with delight on His face Waves stumbled softly… Read More ›

Creation

Creation is groaning Laden with weariness Like a prisoner confined to shadows Aching with indefinable loss Haunted by elusive memories Of a distant day of brightness When nothing hungered And Adam’s touch Was free of fear   Creation is listening… Read More ›