Box of Color

On the walk today, this little feller was right in the middle of the road.  Color almost matched the center line.  After he posed (I’m told red eyes are male), I gently lifted his painted box to the bushes. Feeling a bit overwhelmed by the vulnerability of innocent creatures, there is a moment of satisfaction […]

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Canyons of Clouds

I haven’t written a poem for awhile, but found this tucked into a book on my shelf.  I wrote it while flying up to WA state to preside at my uncle Warren’s memorial.  My aunt once said she speaks to him sometimes, looking across the Sound at the mountains. Milky, cottony canyons of clouds. Mountain […]

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Beyond Theology

I just went to a local university to hear a respected biblical teacher from a reputable seminary with her colleague, a well-respected preacher.  It was a room full of seminary grads and preachers.  It reminded me of long ago seminary professors whom I still respect but can’t “go there” with them any longer. A minister […]

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