The Smallest Grace

  No matter how small The kindness or smile The little help shared The listening a while It all has the scent Of Jesus’ earth days His need to show love And teach of God’s ways. A nurse soothes the pain A copper just grins A clerk brings the goods A cry for help wins. … More The Smallest Grace

February Ticking

  As syncopatic As the dripping From the trees Gray drizzling walk But happy the inner light Cardinal prophesies Warmth and life High up in that Rimy poplar If anyone is chilled Must be him Winds at work Slender tree swaying Lonely perch And purpose But persistent. On the path now And chickadees Chorus in … More February Ticking


He was there for them And they knew it His smiles and songs Would brighten up the tent. And the energy needed To get through it Was a joyful package Timely, Heaven sent. He was just like them Nothing special really But that Jesus had Arrested all his heart. And accordian and banjo Played their … More Evangelist