Author Archives: linealanoie

Reflection on Psalm 32

Rejoice in the LORD Be glad, you pure hearted ones. This purity is sheer Gift, not some innate Character of heart given To some deserving souls And not to others Dammed before they even start. No, this purity, this gift, … Continue reading

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Betrayers All

Jesus called his closest friends to share his final meal; Those twelve beloved friends, a Covenant meal. The Night of Great Remembrance rebirthed a new and greater one. The betrayer ate. He was invited too. Loved as deeply. A traitor … Continue reading

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Today I worshipped

Today I worshipped Amongst rocks And shiny glass bits Washed up on shore. Green and purple Glass, edges rounded, Tossed up by pounding waves. Child’s treasure. Burnished glass And pebble stones Worn smooth at lakes edge. Today I worshipped. Palm … Continue reading

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I Promise To Come Tomorrow

I walked into her room; Pink prayer shawl Draped the foot of the bed. I drew it up over her shoulders Whispering words that stirred her. Many prayers were whispered for you As the knitting went, row by row, Are … Continue reading

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Two Old Men

I sit beside two Old men Who talk. The value of words And music Can’t be overestimated Among the young, Their students. And my listening In? Does it count as Eavesdropping? Or is it only my Wishing for company And … Continue reading

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Lament for a Mad World

Draft copy of some poetry I’m working on. Lament for a Mad World The darkness is thick It clings and blinds the innocent, If there are any innocent Left.  The madness has devoured My naïveté, and laid me waste; Stripped … Continue reading

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