• Robert Louis Stevenson Best things in Life

    Poem by Robert Louis Stevenson: The Best Things in Life

    By on January 6, 2017

    The best things in life are nearest: breath in your nostrils, light in your eyes, flowers at your feet...

  • New Year’s Blessing

    By on January 4, 2017

    In the coming year, may you live with an ever deepening sense of abundance and ease. May you see clearly...

  • Left outside advent poem

    New Poem: Those Left Outside

    By on December 18, 2016

    They are the ones who follow, kneel, and welcome Him in.

  • Best poetry books for children, best poetry books for young adults, best poetry books for young people

    Best Poetry Books for Children and Young Adults

    By on December 17, 2016

    It is a fortunate child who shares these poems with an adult that cares– firelight, fuzzy blankets, cookies, and...

  • Advent is the name of that moment

    Advent is the Name of That Moment

    By on December 11, 2016

    The extraordinary thing that is about to happen is matched only by the extraordinary moment just before it happens.

  • Dance of the Tide poem

    New Poem: Dance of the Tide

    By on December 8, 2016

    ...flashing white petticoat flounces flirting with the stalwart ebony rock face...

  • Poem by Ruhiyyih Khanum: This is Faith

    Poem by Ruhiyyih Khanum: This is Faith

    By on November 29, 2016

    To walk where there is no path, To breathe where there is no air, To see where there is no light- This...

  • grace notes

    Grace Notes #2

    By on November 24, 2016

    This Thanksgiving, I am furthering my goal of appreciating the abundance of random good.

  • Thanksgiving Links

    Thanksgiving Links 2016

    By on November 23, 2016

    Here are live links to past Thanksgiving features on this blog as well as those to Christian Science Thanksgiving...

  • Night Prayer of a New Zealand Prayer Book

    By on November 18, 2016

    The night is for stillness. Let us be still in the presence of God.

  • Poem by Rudyard Kipling: If

    By on November 14, 2016

    If you can fill the unforgiving minute With sixty seconds’ worth of distance run, Yours is the Earth...

  • Hymn 258 Christian Science Hymnal

    Hymn 258

    By on November 13, 2016

    Oft to every man and nation Comes the moment to decide, In the strife of Truth with falsehood, For the good or...