every face seen

it is not a downfall that i hope for how would that suffice? instead, let it be the slate wiped clean breaking news of innocence redemption reverence every face seen recognized known as though seeing the face of God* joni overton-jung *Genesis 33 Published in The Christian Science Sentinel

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the crystal clear

what is it that i would insist upon— anchor in the weight of thought? would i lend my witness to a confirmation of darkness? no insistence spills light everywhere i will not be hostage to divisions whispered speculations titillations of latest confrontations the crystal clear sings its piercing protest— silent amidst cacophonies of competing cries… Read more »

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the lion will lie down with the lamb

the lion will lie down with the lamb* all that gnaws stalks preys consumes will give up the surrender will be silent no fanfare: it is the moment when ~self-aware~ we come to ourselves uncompromised unravaged pristine an undisputable joy about us joni overton-jung *Isaiah 11 Published in The Christian Science Journal

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prayer for earth day

prayer for earth day “The whole earth is at rest, and is quiet: they break forth into singing.” Isaiah 14:7 “Midst the falling leaves of old-time faiths, above the frozen crust of creed and dogma, the divine Mind-force, filling all space and having all power, upheaves the earth. In sacred solitude divine Science evolved nature… Read more »

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walk with me

and from the mountain top Jesus saw them, his disciples— toiling in rowing their ship in the midst of the sea and as they struggled, braced against the wind, oars pressed to unfriendly waters he walked to them over wave through gale unhurried unharried “be of good cheer” he said, “be not afraid, it’s me.”… Read more »

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