Monthly Archives October 2016

Oct 28, 2016

Glacier Bay

Glacier Bay Blanket fog muffled sound. Thick and cold. Suffocating. Cheating eye and ear As my love and I sail silently, Each eye straining to pierce the shroud Which hung beneath the unseen sky. Graveyard silence, smothering In its leaden-gray intensity. Abruptly Nature’s curtain rose, Started, stupefied and stunned were we By the sight which […]

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Oct 28, 2016

Enthusiasm

Flash of Silver…the leap that changed my world Question #46 Rite of Passage Seventeen –The Helpmate– 1961-1962 I am twenty-eight years old Enthusiasm: Is this form of enjoyment in one’s occupation actually “entertaining”? Can it wear thin…eventually? Back in the very early days of New Zealand television, in the 1960’s, there were several programs imported […]

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Oct 21, 2016

Imposter Syndrome

Flash of Silver…the leap that changed my world Question #45 Rite of Passage Seventeen –The Helpmate– 1961-1962 I am twenty-eight years old Q. Success due to “luck” not talent or skill? Have you ever felt this unsettling response? How did you deal with it…or did you also become “boring”? The classic example of the imposter […]

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Oct 21, 2016

Georgia Straits

Georgia Straits Moody and deceptive, Flow the seas of Georgia Straits. Today, the sea is flat and gray Reflecting washed out sun. It’s peaceful, as this moment, The sea appears quite calm. Yet, the wily wind can kick-up Like a stalking predator, Crouched, carefully waiting, Like a wild beast for his kill. The unsuspecting prey […]

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Oct 14, 2016

The Vase

The Vase Close beside a wooden cross, stood a vase upon a shelf; A chronicled alliance – God’s creation – symbolized. The alabaster urn, a Virgin vase of beauty, created to encompass and to ever love her Rose. She tenderly enfolded this bloom of love within her; her perfumed prayers ascending gave pleasure to the […]

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Oct 07, 2016

Potentate

Potentate With breathless joy, a babe, a boy, a son, to early manhood grew, to rule, and reign for all eternity. No earthly king but a carpenter – (which still confounds humanity!) The world had waited long for this Savior’s awesome love, yet, when it saw the depth of it, it scoffed at Him and […]

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Oct 07, 2016

Dressing for the Part

Flash of Silver…the leap that changed my world Question #43 Rite of Passage Sixteen –A Little Larger Than Life– 1960 I am twenty-six years old Q. Does “fashion” matter? What is the best use of wearing clothes “suited” for the occasion? For those of you who have followed this blog since its beginning or who […]

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