December Squares -the time of a poet

December Squares -the time of a poet A time to move on, Elin, he says, and they set sail to England. The poet sighs as the two slowly walk, Down a memory lane hand in hand they talk. Now I am thirty-five and you not younger, raising a farm family of a boy and two … Continue reading December Squares -the time of a poet

One man’s paradise

The Mosquito Coast - random thoughts As his new Eden crumbles around him, Fox descends from eccentricity into madness, turning on everyone who dares to challenge his vision. The story ends in tragedy. At its core, The Mosquito Coast is a powerful commentary on original sin and the dangers of utopianism. I have been thinking about the … Continue reading One man’s paradise

Christian Philosophy? Pure Philosophy?

Has anyone heard of Christians having philosophy? what is Christian Philosophy? Is it the same as psychology? Or Greek philosophy? Chinese philosophy? Western philosophy? Eastern philosophy? Here is a good teaching. I quote in full an article from Andrew Wommack. Every person views their life through a filter. For example, optimists see opportunity in every … Continue reading Christian Philosophy? Pure Philosophy?


Sometimes we take the sky for granted. We do not look up unless it looks like it’s going to rain. When it rains we pay more attention to the wetness of the water-soaked ground or the forgotten laundry in the backyard. We do not look at the sky or the rain. We look at things … Continue reading WHEN THE SKY WEEPS

traveler’s mirror reflects: backyard home haiku

Thriving lush green plants in someone's backyard transform wilderness to home ----------------- Living in Paris in my lone studio many years ago, I used to keep a tiny potted African violet at my kitchen window to remind myself that it was my home. It was a wonderful year for me, Spring, Summer, and Autumn.  (In Winter … Continue reading traveler’s mirror reflects: backyard home haiku

Traveler’s mirror reflects: palm canopy (a haiku)

Stretching over you My omnipotent feathers Divine protection. ~~~ Surely He shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler And from the perilous pestilence. He shall cover you with His feathers, And under His wings you shall take refuge; His truth shall be your shield and buckler. ♡♡♡Psalm 91:3-4♥♥♥


Isaiah 53:4-5 New King James Version (NKJV) 4 Surely He has borne our griefs And carried our sorrows; Yet we esteemed Him stricken, Smitten by God, and afflicted. 5 But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; The chastisement for our peace was upon Him, And by His stripes we … Continue reading Passion

traveller’s mirror reflects: a haiku on Day One (with notes)

~a haiku on Day One~ somewhere before time existence took sight and life day one began here. _____________________ Spiritual explanatory notes for the two latest haiku on the subject of 'royalty' and 'day one'. I am a spiritual blogger and write mostly from spiritual perspectives. The royal color does not refer to the colors we … Continue reading traveller’s mirror reflects: a haiku on Day One (with notes)