Stillness …

Just across the street from one of the houses in which I lived while I was a boy was a small forest. It wasn’t anything spectacular, just some small (maybe twenty foot tall), broadleaf trees which grew in an L-shaped, 8-10 acre patch on two sides of the neighborhood. At its widest point it was…

The Heavens Declare

   The heavens declare the glory of God, the skies proclaim the work of His hands. Day after day they pour forth speech, night after night they reveal knowledge. They have no speech, they use no words; no sound is heard from them. Yet their voice goes out into all the earth, their words to…

Blue: A Poem from Deus Vincit

  A gentle ripple breaks the surface That shines like glass under the moon It moves on in concentricity Continually changing shade of blue   Upon the far side of the water Stands a mountainside cold and gray Reflecting snow shows amongst the crags And shadows of blue here also lay   Frailest wisps of cloud meander through A dark blue sky of…

Fear

I admit it … I’m not even sorry about it … I am not in the least bit concerned about “carbon pollution” (a term used 21 times in Obama’s most recent speech about his environmental concerns).  Nor am I concerned at all about things like shale oil fracturing (fracking), not enough recycling being done, emissions…