Repentance

Night has fallen, over all,
Fire destroys the Cross.
Lord, behold your enemies!
Will no one be your friend?
And yet, despite my harried cry,
Among the enemies, am I.

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Winter Lady (Snowdrop)

The crystalline stars fall from the cloudy skies
Covering her and all else that in stillness lies
She looks up above as her thoughts drift into space
Of thoughts old and memories buried in cold lace…

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What It Truly Means To Be An American

OUT OF MANY, ONE: No one has ever achieved sustained success or sincere fulfillment with an individualistic approach in life. In order to progress forward, we must shift the focus from ourselves and our own selfish desires.

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The Peryton Lands

The wind sent the cold, wet pelts of snow into his face, obscuring his view to three feet. Hot steam came out of his nose and mouth as he huffed and puffed, attempting to keep warm in the sub zero temperatures.

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The Letter

She was waiting for a letter. A specific letter. His letter. She did not know what it would say, of course, but she knew it would contain some anecdote to make her laugh , some odd suggestion or perhaps a joke to go along with the more serious subjects he would touch on…

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The Power of Prayer

“Where do we go, oh, when our prayers are answered? Where do we go, oh, when our prayers are answered but the answer is no?”Lindsey Stirling and Carah Faye ask a good question in this song, a question they leave unanswered. I have found myself asking this question more than once, as my prayers are not always answered the way I want them to be, or in the time I want them to be. But I’m not sure if that’s the right question, because the deeper question is actually ‘Do I trust that God knows what’s best for me?’

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Snow

Swirling, whirling all around
And yet melting on the ground,
Wind blows strong and wind blows fast

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Choirs of Angels

Cherubim:
These are nothing like the little cherubs
Shown flying with doves and hugging cubs
No, they are really so much more
With heads and wings numbering four…

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Enfield Report

: Hello, I’m Francis Eldridge from HIST News. Today, July 8th, 1741, I’m standing in front of the Second Meeting House of the First Church of Christ here in Enfield, Massachusetts, where the famous minister Reverend Jonathan Edwards is preaching.

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Silent Night

True, it was a beautiful spot, so still and serene, every time they looked at it, it sent their troubles and worries away, but they fought to keep them in mind. And yet, there was nowhere else to go, the lake seemed to go on for miles.

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