Category: Poetry

Hope for Christmas

Christmas. It’s always such a jolly time of year. The carols and songs—what heart wouldn’t be cheered by the joy of this season? And yet for many, it comes with a note of sadness. Perhaps now, like no other time,

Opposite Hearts

Though I’ve never been a parent, and certainly never a mother, I wanted to share these words from the heart of a mother, because I believe they capture the essence of today’s message so well: One day as I was

A Collection of Old Poems

I recently came across an old collection of poems that I wrote as a child. The poems are undated, but I know I wrote them all before I was 13 or 14 years old. Work Work is so much fun

He Said Peace

On the same day, when evening had come, He said to them, “Let us cross over to the other side.” Now when they had left the multitude, they took Him along in the boat as He was. And other little

The Christmas Situation

I wrote this on a particularly cold and dreary Christmas Eve several years ago, when I was feeling a bit discouraged. Don’t get me wrong–I don’t actually hate Christmas. I do have many fond Christmas memories, but sometimes it seems