A Dandelion Scatters in the Wind

All Souls Day •  Someone’s Birthday • Sufi Poetry • After One Week in Africa • In which Jet-Lag and Language Learning make for a Very Scrambled Blog Post

Courage, dear heart

Last month, I decided to reread Tolkien’s The Hobbit in preparation for my own upcoming adventure. I thought it might … More

Five Sonnets by C. S. Lewis

Reading Sheldon Vanauken’s “A Severe Mercy” this morning and crying over Davy. Vanauken referenced some of Lewis’ sonnets, so of … More

J6: Favorite Poems

Prompt: Do you like poetry? Why or why not? Include a copy of your favorite poem, and explain why you … More

CW6: Lady Eve

Prompt: Write a narrative poem. The Lady Eve in paradise Oft’ through the orchards roamed, And one day there beheld … More

For Jesus

Rose breasted heart bleeding bird grieved, left-home heart bleeding girl sees left-home heart bleeding God sees love seize love sin-broken … More

Amena Brown

I first heard Amena Brown while scrolling through old chapel videos on Wheaton College’s website.  Wow. Amena’s presentation of her … More