Love’s Constant Persuasion … Or … Love’s Testement: Old and New

Feb 15, 2021 at 08:00 am by Paulette Jackson

 Lover’s Souls We are not the sameme and youEach one, not twoAnd when I am me without youI am somehow half, not wholeBut when we are togetherThough a different two.... Read More

Why we should 'Do the Next Thing'

Jan 08, 2021 at 02:00 pm by Paulette Jackson

Many of you may be familiar with missionary, author and speaker, Elizabeth Elliot. She and her first husband, Jim Elliot, served as missionaries in Ecuador, hoping to make con.... Read More

Ushering in the New Year with ... "Maybe"

Jan 04, 2021 at 10:00 am by Paulette Jackson

Have you ever wondered why you are here?You are the only you there has everbeen or ever will be.You have so much to offer Maybe you will invent somethingthat no one has ever.... Read More
Thanksgiving

Puritans. Pilgrims. Mr. Perkins and Praise

Nov 19, 2020 at 09:00 am by Paulette Jackson 3

Religion, has been amongst us these 35 years; but the more it is disseminated, the more it is condemned by many. Thus, not profanity or wickeness, but Religion itself is.... Read More

T.S. Eliot: Writer and Poet Turned Christian

Nov 03, 2020 at 10:00 am by Paulette Jackson 2

T.S. Eliot's material was words. And those words seemed to express what more than a few of us have felt, but also brought a capacity to experience experience.  He was th.... Read More

Convenient Fictions

Aug 20, 2020 at 12:10 pm by Paulette Jackson 1

Some years ago, a woman with whom I went to church, gave me a stack of newspapers she had saved, which included articles written by Southern Agrarian, Donald Davidson. Her hus.... Read More

How to gain nuggets of wisdom from the Desert Fathers and Mothers

Jul 22, 2020 at 10:00 am by Paulette Jackson

Waiting for Hope To restTo rest apartTo rest apart in quietCan be a placeTo gently holdThe hand of one's own soulThe only one you could turn toWho would simply beWith youjust.... Read More

The Heart of the Matter

Jul 10, 2020 at 07:00 am by Paulette Jackson

I search my heart – I search, and find no faith.Hidden he may be in its many folds –I see him not revealed in all the worldDuty’s firm shape thins to a misty.... Read More

The Spirit of Freedom. Her Name is Hope.

Jul 04, 2020 at 03:00 pm by Paulette Jackson

My name is HopeWhose arms have always remained openSince the beginning of timeTo embrace the throngs of seekers,The dreamersAnd those who followed a vision for lifeLike the on.... Read More

With Love on Father's Day, to the Dads, Husbands and Sons in our Lives

Jun 19, 2020 at 03:59 pm by Paulette Jackson

  It’s 1983 in Sydney, Australia. A spokesman stands on stage addressing a crowd of running athletes with an announcement;   “It is my pleasure to ann.... Read More