Here’s the homey background to this short, sad stanza.
Read the background to this week’s Cloudburst Poem, the first stanza, and a Bible verse about the eternal nature of God.
Last night, several people were down, unhappy, even grumbling a bit, as they arrived for our mid-week Bible reading here at our house.
Time is a recurrent theme of mine, as subscribers to Cloudburst are aware by now. But I don’t think I’ve used the concept of an exchange (term repeated twice) before.
This poem found me as I sat and stared at the worn tiles of the bathroom floor. Inspiration appears at its own beckoning; it makes no appointments, consults no one if the time is convenient.
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When politicians talk about sending somebody to hell, beware! Let them restrict themselves to actions for this life. Let God take care of assigning people to their eternal destination. Today’s Cloudburst offering touches on this and on how Christ’s disciples… Continue Reading →
A new, but somber Cloudburst poem.
A new offering for the special poetry list.