The beautiful new TIME OF SINGING arrived yesterday.  I’m honored that poems from my blogs are included.

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Holy Week
lily flowers
wait to bloom

sometimes by sight
in my life of faith
apple trees in bloom

trusting God
a little more
with my questions
fog rests
on Spring fields

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Ellen G. Olinger
Time Of Singing
Volume 41 Number 1
Spring 2014

Lora Homan Zill is the Editor.  The Contributing Editors for this issue are H. Edgar Hix and Shirley S. Stevens.  The Illustrations are by Janyce Brawn.  The Webmaster is Audrey Stallsmith.


Time of Singing is also on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TimeOfSinging.

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Lora Zill has a beautiful and interesting website and blog:


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Charles A. Waugaman – ‘Good’ As In Friday

I read this poem by Charles year-round, often aloud.   There is so much wisdom in his poem, and it also was a great comfort after my mother’s passing in 2004.  May God bless you this Easter and always.  Thank you, Ellen


He fashioned from their cross
a throne.
He made of death a door.
He robed his nakedness
in love,
And needed nothing more.

For though they wrapped his
broken flesh
in linen crisp and white,
He left sin’s costly fabric
And cloaked himself in light

That shines the centuries
to pierce earth’s dark despair,
By spilling scarlet car-
Up Heaven’s radiant stair.

By Charles A. Waugaman
The Word Incarnate
Elin Grace Publishing, 2003
All Rights Reserved

Charles edited Time of Singing for many years.  Lora H. Zill has now been the editor for years.  I know many people are grateful this poetry journal continues and grows.   TOS is a part of my life.