Our City of Refuge

Buried in the Old Testament is the idea of Cities of Refuge. They speak profoundly to our situation and bring real hope for us who struggle so. Six places of safety were given to protect those who accidentally killed another person— may be an ax-head flew and hit someone, and they died as a result.Continue reading “Our City of Refuge”

The Sea of Galilee ‘Crash’ Course, 101

When Jesus woke up, he rebuked the wind and said to the waves, “Silence! Be still!” Suddenly the wind stopped, and there was a great calm. 40 Then he asked them, “Why are you afraid? Do you still have no faith?” (Mark 4:39-40, NLT) There He is, sleeping on a pillow, seemingly unaware of the danger that the disciples wereContinue reading “The Sea of Galilee ‘Crash’ Course, 101”

Safe Haven

This poem is written in the Triolet form. I really love this form because it has the perfect amount of repetition, with lines 1, 4, and 7 being the same, and then lines 2 and 8 being the same. I have found that the Triolet is well suited to Christian poetry. Safe Haven This life is hardContinue reading “Safe Haven”