Giving Thanks

Like the habit of counting seconds 
after the flash in the sky
to hear the sound, 
and know the proximity 
of the upward activity 

we can enumerate,
after flashes of glory,
our gratitude 
and know the nearness
of our good, gracious God 
who inhabits our praise
November 26, 2015

The Way of Blessedness

Oh, God help me to know    T he rich es  of  Yo ur  mercy  -   Though  I am poor and naked, blind -   In covering my shame;  ...