am i not rare? a sidewalk flower asks

Rare Yes, you are rare. In my eyes. Today, I walk pass this way without expecting to see you. I am just walking and not looking. I am busy because I am going somewhere. This pathway and roadside are just things I happen to walk by from one spot to another spot. My destination is … Continue reading am i not rare? a sidewalk flower asks

snow tracks for the remains of love: a haiku (and a prose)

Not beginning's end tracks of white so pure and light heavy on my heart ~~~~~~~An ice storm, following three days of snow has turned the tracks into sheets of glazed ice that shine and shimmer blue in the distant horizon. He begins another climb up the snow covered mountain. The tracks are unseen and he just has to follow … Continue reading snow tracks for the remains of love: a haiku (and a prose)

a tree and her shade: a haiku (and prose)

inseparable a tree and her shade label refreshing table ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Walking in hot sun requires plenty of shady spots to rest. Here is one of my favorite spots. Near Autumn but there is still plenty of green. The sun can get quite unbearable and one has to fortify oneself with a hat/cap, at least a bottle … Continue reading a tree and her shade: a haiku (and prose)

on a hill faraway: a haiku (and a prose)

Across thousand hills they cannot see each other love beyond their heels ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~When he watches these mountains, he knows only the birds can fly there. He does not have wings. Yet he knows on a hill faraway his love waits. So one day he packs his humble belonging and starts the first step of his journey … Continue reading on a hill faraway: a haiku (and a prose)

Quotes from a man of faith and words

Kenneth E. Hagin quotes “Do not have any anxiety about anything.” ― Kenneth E. Hagin, Casting Your Care Upon The Lord “Jesus paid for salvation for every man, woman, boy, and girl who would ever live on this earth. But people must believe on Jesus and receive Him as their own Savior before salvation can … Continue reading Quotes from a man of faith and words

And that is what happened: a haiku

fascinated awed glimpses of another realm daily marching pass ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Let these lights in the sky shine down on the earth.” And that is what happened. Genesis 1:15 You will succeed in whatever you choose to do, and light will shine on the road ahead of you. Job 22:28 From Mount Zion, the perfection of … Continue reading And that is what happened: a haiku

a branch at land’s end: a haiku

awed by majestic vast water and sky beyond he became a branch ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ [ A Promise of Restoration ] But in that day, the branch of the Lord will be beautiful and glorious; the fruit of the land will be the pride and glory of all who survive in Israel. (Isaiah 4:2 )

(revised 2-25-16) a door opens: a haiku

  a door opens wide while he is just walking by pink and gold and light ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Yet he gave a command to the skies above     and opened the doors of the heavens; 24 he rained down manna for the people to eat,     he gave them the grain of heaven. 25 Human beings ate the bread of … Continue reading (revised 2-25-16) a door opens: a haiku

dayspring colors our best youth

dawn is beautiful dayspring colors our best youth joyous and faithful ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2 Samuel 23:3-5 New Living Translation (NLT) 3 The God of Israel spoke.     The Rock of Israel said to me: ‘The one who rules righteously,     who rules in the fear of God, 4 is like the light of morning at sunrise,     like a morning without … Continue reading dayspring colors our best youth

traveler’s mirror reflects: a road of hope (a haiku with explanatory notes)

a road of hope, son brings us to a bright future compassion and love -------------------------- Hope, compassion and love which are essential healing ingredients may be Clichés to many, for many people these are the heart-felt cries of men, women and children...even the ground and the creatures and plants.

traveler’s mirror musing: an ode to a grey city red rose

~ an ode to a grey city red rose ~ after the rain, turning your upright back to face the sky firmly you reaffirm the gracious Providence in His might to continue to shine His countenance and sustain with dew and air every creature created since the beginning to last until the end meanwhile you … Continue reading traveler’s mirror musing: an ode to a grey city red rose

“A dictionary for navigators on spiritual rough waters” chapter 33: ‘conform or transform’

Conform takes human effort. The paradox of 'conform': Over recent history, the word 'conform' has been associated with ‘prohibitive’ words like, ‘bondage’, ‘oppressive’, ‘totalitarian’, ‘subservient’, and has become a unwelcomed negative behavioral word among the proclaimed 'individualistic' young people. Yet unknowingly, while rebelling against their parents' or grandparents’ moral values, they practice conformation among their … Continue reading “A dictionary for navigators on spiritual rough waters” chapter 33: ‘conform or transform’