Poem of the Week

Scott Cairns, “Possible Answers to Prayer” Your petitions—though they continue to bear just the one signature—have been duly recorded.Your anxieties—despite their constant, relatively narrow scope and inadvertent entertainment value—nonetheless serve to bring your person vividly to mind. Your repentance—all but obscured beneath a burgeoning, yellow fog of frankly more conspicuous resentment—is sufficient. Your intermittent concern …

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“Momento Mori” (Or Learning to Live Between the Altar and the Grave)

There is an occasion for everything, and a time for every activity under heaven: a time to give birth and a time to die. Ecclesiastes 3:1-2 Your eyes saw me when I was formless;all my days were written in your book and plannedbefore a single one of them began. Psalm 139:16 Precious in the sight …

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