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Desolate land

Rolling through North Dakota on the train, thousands of lonely acres. A few poplar, cottonwood, or scrub trees along the margins of hay fields. Small cattle ponds dot the landscape occasionally. 369 more words



No more “More” to give;

And none to reach for–

Resources, self-nourish.

Times before, days like this,

I could dredge up name–

One might answer call, 147 more words

Free Verse Poetry

Ashen Crown: A Poem About the Absalom Conspiracy


O Absalom, my Son!

O’ keeper of the gate,

Child of the living God,

Blinded by your hate

of a father forlorn

In Hebron’s house… 156 more words


Enjoying Seasons of Consolation

If you follow this blog you’ll know that my life has had its share of difficulty, discouragement and suffering. A spiritual word for that is desolation. 678 more words

Spiritual Formation

'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' (2014) by Peter Jackson

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is a glorious farewell to the Middle-earth saga, which brings back the emotional and cataclysmic power of the original trilogy and redeems the errors of his two predecessors in an almost alchemical way, transforming several of their failures into successes due to the superb closure of many of the middle chapter’s loose ends. 555 more words


'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' (2013) by Peter Jackson

The first film of the Hobbit trilogy didn’t satisfy entirely due to its predictable rhythm problems (and occasionally childish tone) born out of the stupid decision to split a small book in three films of titanic length. 320 more words


When Your Heart has been Hurt

When shadows appear in life, man’s reaction is to walk cautiously.  He can’t see further on. He feels insecure and desolated and many times, loses the capacity to discern and to understand.  182 more words

Art Of Living