Clean, crisp stars brighter than a thousand torches shone their brilliance triumphantly. Their presence set aflame the inky night that had fallen across the eastern sky. As usual, the heavenly bodies brought the evening to life. Smells and sounds of crunching hay and dirt filled the noses of any travelling on the… Continue reading The Real Nativity
Kelila was desperate. Her little girl had gone unconscious without any warning and without reason. The three years olds dark curls buffeted over Kelila’s arm and hung weightily as she lay slumped over in her mothers’ strong embrace. The pale look of death covered her small face and tainted her perfect skin.The sight made every… Continue reading The Journey: Talitha Koum
“Yehoshua’s here? And he did what?” Kelila yelped as surprise caused her to tip the water she had just carried from the well onto her dark tunic. There was room to be frustrated but now wasn’t the time. Kelila had heard about the depth and growth of his influence from visitors coming from Bethsaida and… Continue reading Journey
Ohmygoodness…. Do cows miss cud, celebrities miss attention and your Mom miss you when you move out to start your life at University? Gosh darn it! Of course I miss her. Her name is Chelsea Courts… Thiessen. She’s got three names. It’s supposed to trick you into believing you can’t eat her… kind of like… Continue reading Do I Miss Her?
My dark haired friend paused to ask me, “What are you on the hunt for today?” I shot his question out of the air with a booming, “Nothing!” “Why nothing? He asked. My “friend’s” left eyebrow is raised. A timely glint bounces from the sun before reflecting off his dark eyes. “Everyone is searching for… Continue reading The Hunter Pursues
The cry escaped with hope and I felt no comfort I am riddled by memories and shrouded by darkness While ruminating on wounds I heard His roar echoes across the dark chamber I’m sure of it, the beast heard my wails and smelt fresh blood I could not escape him; my pain was too great… Continue reading Gentle Ferocity: A Sestina