“You Wait,” a Poem for the New Year

Search for: HOUSES OF WORSHIP You Wait(a poem for the New Year) Like hands bidding meto come and seeyou offer me again-time What shall be even youdo not knowSo like some childyou say,“come play” This life is not somecommodity orderedfrom a warehousefar away And yet it...

What Could Silent Sam Say Now?

Search for: HOUSES OF WORSHIP (With all the controversy surrounding Silent Sam, a Confederate statue, Jody Seymour, the author of this article, wondered what the statue might say if he could speak. The other morning, Reverend Seymour woke up with the following...

Holding the Love of God

Search for: HOUSES OF WORSHIP Holding the Love of God(Mary holding her child for the first time) So short it seems whena whisper from beyondtold me ofyour coming Now I hold you in my armsfor your only cradle is onemeant for animals Such a beginning shouldnot surprise...