Love is kind, refuses to be rude,
It feeds upon God’s saving truth for food,
Shrinks not from sharing news for Jesus’ likeness,
But humbly — softly — gently — pierces darkness.

—J. Randal Matheny © 2015

The inspiration for this quatrain was Jacob Rutledge’s post and my report on it at BNC, about love that shuns rudeness.


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