Restore the Sparkle: Psalm 13

For the choir director: A psalm of David. 1 O Lord, how long will you forget me? Forever?     How long will you look the other way? 2 How long must I struggle with anguish in my soul,     with sorrow in my heart every day?     How long will my enemy have the upper hand? 3 Turn and answer me, O Lord my … Continue reading Restore the Sparkle: Psalm 13

I Still Grieve (But I Now I’m at Peace)

'Who gathered this flower?' The gardener answered, 'The Master.' And his fellow servant held his peace." It was November 13th, in the year of our Lord 1999, was unlike any day I have ever experienced. A beating with a baseball bat would seem more preferable. On this cold afternoon, hell was unleashed on my wife … Continue reading I Still Grieve (But I Now I’m at Peace)

Nowhere Man

"The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. 2 Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher,     vanity of vanities! All is vanity." Ecclesiastes 1:1-2 Sometimes it takes us a long time to learn what life is all about. Like a fish making the step to seeing the water, or the bird determining that air exists. Both fish and bird … Continue reading Nowhere Man