Life is Often Muddy, Like the Waters of the River Jordan

When our family moved 15 years ago, we stopped into the church that would be our new home parish. The stained glass windows above the altar depicted the sparkling waters of the river Jordan. The waters appeared blue, clean, and clear like some of the Canadian lake waters I’d witnessed long ago when I was […]

Goodness and Kindness Follow Them

Goodness and Kindness Follow Them In the trenches The foxholes The front lines Of the war for his sheep Eyes of thunder Scan for dangers His shepherd’s crook At the ready Traveling the lanes Through the dark valleys Along restful waters He rescues the fallen He is there for their births Their growing, Laughs at […]