Spring comes silently –slow as a caterpillar,quiet as an owl. Days fly by like bees –flitting through the calendar,sticky with honey. Lightning pries the skyopen like an oyster shell. Hard rain falls like pearls. Wind and water shapemagnificent mountain peaks.Air and spirit rise! Crickets on warm nightscalling one another –music in their wings Haiku by… Continue reading Haiku from Talking to the Wren
Easter comes to those who believe in Jesus Christ!
Christ’s death led to the reading of God’s Will, now put into effect.
These poems for Good Friday bring us into Christ’s Passion.
Matthew 5:9 – Jesus promised us, “Blessed are all who make peace, for they shall be called the children of God.” Keeping the peace at all cost isn’t what You meant, is it, Lord? That sounds more like being passive – a word we would never use to describe You! Making peace creates what isn’t… Continue reading Making peace worth keeping
5 tips for overcoming writer’s block
Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, often focuses on the penitential Psalm 51 and encourages us to look at ourselves honestly, confess what needs confessing, and change what needs changing. It’s not about giving up chocolate or other things we like but about giving up any obstacles in our relationship with Jesus Christ, Who… Continue reading First the Ashes, then the Fire
Source: Mary Sayler, Author at Spillwords
Spillwords.com presents: Rain Dance in a Year-long Drought, poetry by Mary Harwell Sayler, founder of the Christian Poets & Writers group… Source: Rain Dance in a Year-long Drought by Mary Sayler at Spillwords.com
[Note: The following post provided the Foreword for the book Kneeling on the Promises of God.] As you have likely heard, the hymn “Standing on the Promises” encourages us to trust God and take Him at His word. But from the very beginning of time, the matter of believing God arose in the Garden of… Continue reading Agreeing with God’s Promises