#1. This little couplet has been hanging around for a few days, with nowhere to go. It decided to slip in here tonight, under the radar: Continue reading
As a comment to, and summary of the last paragraph of, Kathryn Haddad’s devotional thought today, I wrote:
To compare to Jesus, oh, what daunting chore,
The end of pride, the push to becoming more!
Let’s destroy the couplet and make it a triplet, with a tweak or two for good measure: Continue reading
Inspired by John H.’s tip on Diaspora to carry an umbrella today because of the falling satellite, “Oh, Chicken Little”:
Oh, Chicken Little, the sky is falling,
And satellite pieces from space;
Is Jesus, too, about to come calling,
To raise us from this planet’s face?
My good-night couplet from last night, “I Sleep”: Continue reading
The Lord is in the rain and thundering cloud,
In humble hearts, but not the murmuring crowd.
—J. Randal Matheny, randalmatheny.com
Idea of the day: Write your whole year in 2010 on a 4×6 card (or A6), depending on where you’re from: “My Year on an A6 Card.”
It will give you a birds-eye perspective of what you did during the year.
Your couplet for today:
To see like God, through time and men and gales,
He gives this gift, to know that good prevails. -JRM
Short poem, by unknown source, which I almost never pass forward, so today is a very, very rare exception:
“Whoso draws nigh to God
one step through doubtings dim,
God will advance a mile
in blazing light to him.”
Thought for the day:
Only God can make what starts badly end well.
A little couplet for today, while not having directly to do with Thanksgiving, can still provoke a prayer of gratitude. Continue reading
A copy on his wall for show;
Locked, hidden, in his vault, Van Gogh.
–Yes, from my hand, suggested by a scene of a movie we watched last night during our day off. Continue reading