Category: Empathy

Trust

But it is good for me to draw near to God:
I have put my trust in the Lord GOD,
that I may declare all thy works.

Psalm 73: 28

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Creative Review Note

The Psalms Series: June 2020 Index is a Page filed under Menu. Thought it would be helpful to review, as we near the end of June 2021.

One example is the post, Psalm 107 and short poems.

O give thanks unto the LORD, for he is good: for his mercy endureth forever.

For he satisfieth the longing soul, and filleth the hungry soul with goodness.

Psalm 107: 1, 9

new leaves
on the birch tree
and on the branch
with no leaves
a robin

on the branch
with no leaves
sun and shadows

Short poems are by Ellen Grace Olinger.

And images for today’s post:

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Large P Image from Reusable Art
Sea Turtle from Reusable Art
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Turtle on a Rock by Dugald Stewart Walker, from Reusable Art.

warmth and textures

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warmth and textures
of colorful handmade
afghans and blankets
from Bethesda *

I wonder about the people
who made them
stitch-by-stitch . . .
and why they let them go

perhaps a move from
one home to another
and/or a ministry of love
like prayer shawls

a passing to another Place
perhaps . . .

knowing their art
will warm another
and needing no credit

imagine buying such a gift
for a few dollars
and on sale too

* Bethesda Thrift Shop in Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Poem from this site on February 7, 2018

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Photo at Home

Ellen Grace Olinger

Photo of plums from Mentink’s Piggly Wiggly in town, and tiles from the Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Sheboygan, Wisconsin – August 2017.

Habitat for Humanity “We build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter.”

Sheboygan ReStore

Habitat for Humanity ReStores information page at their site.

Posts in this new series at Poems From Psalms And Nature:

Mercy

Mercy and Gratitude

strawberries

coat from a thrift store

Poetry Book by Madeleine L’Engle