Category Archives: Nature
In the Soulless City
I have always loved the land
And am grieved to this day
That I must live smothered
In the soulless city.
And still there lingers the hope
It will be made right
Some time before I die.
But either way
I still hope for a place in
That country not my own
Which shall be better still by far.
As Comes the Morning
Fuss All You Like About Winter
The Winter Fog
The winter fog has laid
Its carpet of diamonds
On the old snow,
In time for the sun’s inspection.
Plenty and Need
We have plenty of:
- Land to grow enough crops and animals to feed everybody on earth.
- Sunshine to make it grow.
- Water to make it grow.
- Air to make it grow.
- People to do the work that’s required to make it grow.
- Natural resources from which to make clothing and housing for everybody.
Yet, not everybody has adequate food or shelter or clothing.
So, then, what do we need that we don’t have?
And I Wonder About the Birds
The Birds Could Quit Singing
Concerning Snakes and Bible Study—and Mostly Evangelism, It Seems
Let us have some fun while discussing important things.
I can tell you from experience—
And I’ll just pause right here to let you know in advance (for those who’d rather have a heads-up about this sort of thing) that I’m pausing right here to launch into a little demonstration that I hope will set the stage for the point I’ll make eventually in this ever-lengthening short article—which I hope you will opine at length to be brilliant—the point, that is, and not the article itself—although writing a brilliant article is always a nice accomplishment if you can manage it, I believe—