It has been my observation―
And you can quote me on this if you like― That most people are fairly well-behaved When they are behaving well.
When you see them falling short,
It’s often not so much because they don’t any better as it is because Know They don’t any better. want Continue reading In Everything
Do we not so often judge our own piety
By where we draw the line, Rather than by where we do not?
Pardon me for bring up the difference
In a world that would rather pretend There is none, but I need to know When you say “love”, what kind you mean. Continue reading What Kind of Love?
Wouldn’t it be something
If it were to turn out that after All these years of modest success, I should chance to discover in myself An honest-to-goodness superpower in such A surprisingly-mundane thing as getting Sufficient help from my friends!
And wouldn’t it be something
If I could be a great-enough Blessing to them that they Should find it worth their Time to tend to me!
He got a love letter
― Its seven pages consuming him for a week Until he had it practically memorized, And had pored over each phrase to be sure He knew what it must mean. Continue reading He Got a Love Letter
They think that hearing the preacher
Talk about the Bible is pretty much The same as knowing it for themselves. Continue reading They Think
When she said “yes” to his proposal,
She had thought she was also saying “yes” To all her dreams coming true.
That’s how it had felt.
Continue reading When She Said “Yes”
If it should be my good fortune
To be invited to live there forever, I hope there’s learning in Heaven.
I hope they don’t just grant me
All understanding in a moment, But that I’m allowed to keep on learning. Continue reading I Hope There’s Learning in Heaven
Many fools at church will assume
That they will understand the Bible Readily enough without any need For cognitive grunting or sweating or stretching. Continue reading Many Fools At Church
You’ll not find much else
As inspiring as a group of people All pulling wholeheartedly in the same direction.
They find an energy that
Won’t be found by those Who work alone.