Poetry

Watch This Space

  “Foolishness” mumbled the soldier Casting lots for the rabbi’s garment “An utter waste of a good man’s life”      “Serves him right” spat the Pharisee Nodding to himself self righteously Stroking his beard with smug delight    … Read More ›

Come Away!

Here on the east coast of Australia Spring has made a welcome arrival.  I understand that for most of the world it is now Autumn (or Fall), but we in the southern hemisphere are emerging from our long winter season… Read More ›

Trinity

Breath of the Spirit Arms of the Father Kiss of the Son   Enfolded: Welcomed without condition Into this ageless community Of perfect love Wrapped tenderly, encompassed Within its three-fold Embrace   Enfolded: Wholly accepted In the Beloved Lifted weightlessly… Read More ›

Lethal Stones

And they stoned Stephen as he was calling on God and saying “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.”   Then he knelt down and cried out with a loud voice “Lord, do not charge them with this sin.” And when he had… Read More ›

Silent Encounter

  What can I say about that infamous night? How weary we were As we followed Him to the garden He prayed, we slept, He woke us, Again we slept While we dreamed, He wept Then came torches, voices, soldiers,… Read More ›

The Cloak

Beloved gave to me a locket Crafted from pure gold Within it holds such secrets To make a weak one bold He said “It’s name is Truth” He chose it just for me It opens into freedom He alone can… Read More ›