Heiwa Haiku 128

beware the night light ~ which imitates the bright moon ~ misdirected moth ~

Forgive Them (Even When They Don’t Get It)

At a recent Good Friday service, I was struck by a new thought from an ancient scripture. While on the cross, Jesus speaks these remarkable words, “Forgive them for they know not what they do.” As I heard these words, they shifted within me to: “Forgive them even when they don’t get it.” As they…

Heiwa Haiku 127

overcast gray sky ~ black crosses where buzzards fly ~ mere mortal am I

God’s Big Window

On this cold fall morning, the city man has opened the fire hydrant on the corner. I sit in the coffee shop sipping chai tea with a shot of pumpkin spice, listening to songs about Jesus, looking out the big window at the water running down the street into the creek that runs along the…