For a wonderful selection of poems that celebrate the glory of creation and the extraordinary nature of the ordinary, get a copy of Mary Oliver’s Devotions.
This book celebrates and demonstrates what it means to be faithful in the ordinary to the glory of God.
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Dana Gioia’s essay, “Christianity and Poetry” in First Things is must reading for understanding Christian faith and Scripture.
Even parts of creation that seem unproductive and wasteful, like swamps, are the Lord’s and vital in the orderly planet he made.
Poet Sam Hamer celebrates the loveliness of the North Shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota, a place resplendent with God’s glory.
A sermon Denis preached about how the world is broken, and we are fallen, but God is doing a new, life-giving thing and has given us credible reasons for hope.
In Lifting the Veil, poet, priest, and scholar Malcolm Guite restores the imagination to its rightful place in Christian faithfulness.
In poetic prose, Scott Schuleit reflects on how windows shape our vision, deepening it and occasionally distracting it.
Two paintings and a dried palm frond remind me that there is more to reality than I can imagine. And in that, I find hope.