Author: Ellen Grace Olinger

"He hath made every thing beautiful in his time..." From Ecclesiastes 3:11a (KJV).

Hope haiku

Deep calleth unto deep *
filling my heart with hope
greater than my mind

* The first line of my poem is from Psalm 42: 7 (KJV).

birds perch
in sheltering branches
a grain of mustard seed

(Matthew 13: 31 – 32)

sudden cold –
Christmas cactus
already blooming

“birds perch” was published by Time Of Singing, December 1995.

“sudden cold” was published by Time Of Singing, December 1997.
Karl and I reprinted this poem in Quiet Christmas Poetry.

Photo by Karl

Thanksgiving haiku

my large print Bible
rests on the Thanksgiving tray
the bread of life

Time Of Singing, A Journal Of Christian Poetry
Volume 43 “Intermezzo”
Fall 2016

John 6: 35 (KJV):  And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger: and he that believeth on me shall never thirst.

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