Waiting, waiting, we wait
in lengthened nights and
chilled soil and cloistered suns
for warmer, lighter, moister days
From on high—and pulsing
in the depths—we hear
“Wait… Wait… Be still…”
I did, I am, I will.”
During the month of April we are Celebrating:
- National Poetry Month
- and Spring!
Take time to experience, appreciate, and meditate on Re-awakenings and Renewal:
- in Nature all around us;
- in our Relationships to God and each other;
- of our Spiritual Life and Eternal Hope.
Reading inspirational poems can help you focus, “be still and know.”
Are you feeling pressed down by the negativity of the world—bad news, worries, hurts, fears, anger?
If you enjoy contemporary, spontaneous, free verse—or if you are willing to try poetry as a remedy for the affliction of a heavy spirit—Cladach has just released Mary Harwell Sayler‘s book, PRAISE! Poems.
Read this book during Holy Week and be ready on Easter to sing “Hallelujah!”
Let an explosion of praise break forth in your own life with adoration and celebration of our good God!
While these short, contemporary poems acknowledge the realities around us, they also look for the good in everything.
Sections within the book include: Praise • Prayers • Easter • Creation • Wonder • Christmas.
Here are a few sample poems from the book:
Soon after we moved from California to Colorado, we had a blizzard during Easter week—a new experience for me. Pure white snow covered the ground when I wanted spring color to dot the landscape. But during that holy week, the pervasive, gleaming whiteness began taking on significance and speaking to my heart. The words of…