Promised Land

Jericho within Sight

Eyes cast in wonder
Spies enter the Promised Land
Jericho in sight

Rahab offered sanctuary
Her family offered mercy

written in response to this week’s RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #144 – “Wonder” and “Spy”, and inspired by Joshua 2

In Pursuit of the Promised

Crossing the desert,
Overcoming wilderness;
Fording the torrents,
Defeating bitter waters –
In pursuit of the Promised

Three persons meet all needs,
Intercession, salvation;
By Heaven’s manna,
And spiritual sustenance –
The Lord God provides

Tanka and reverse tanka stanzas written in response to today’s prompt at The Daily Post

Journey’s End

Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge

Atop the mountain
Light shines on the promised land
Final journey’s end

written in response to this week’s RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge – #100 “Top and Light”.

Congratulations and thank you to Ronovan for one hundred haiku prompts!

The Promised Land

Another short story posted on sister blog ‘More Than Dreamt Of’ – this one was successful in the Christian Flash Weekly event this week!

More Than Dreamt Of

Christian Flash Weekly winner Event #20

The following short story was my rule-compliant entry in Christian Flash Weekly Event #20, after the earlier ‘Waiting’, and it was judged to be the winning submission (!) – so thank you to Christian Flash Weekly’s host, Charles W. Short, and thank you in particular to this week’s judge, Whitney L. Schwartz. Please click through to see judge’s comments on all of the submissions, and this week’s challenge.

‘He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.’
– Ecclesiastes 3:11

Martin Luther King 'Love' Quote

I remember the first time I heard Dr King’s ‘Mountain Top’ speech. I was no longer a child, but not quite a young man. I was naive, and impressionable. I didn’t know, and I didn’t want to know who God was. Yet still I was moved:…

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