David Rupert pays tribute to his mother; Jennifer Dukes-Lee talks about the high calling of a farmer (and she should know – she’s a farmer’s wife); Jim Schmotzer learns some lessons in a season as an outsider; Claudia Schoenfeld asks (in a poem) for men of vision; Claire Burge answers a question photographically; Tim Good finds wonderful patterns in leaves; and Jeanne Damoff talks about the beauty of fractured glass. All this, and more.
“Look Right Through Me” by Gwen Stewart at Singer-Scribe.
“Praying with Bill” by Matthew Kreider at Looking for the Good.
“Poetry Defeats Politics” by Michael Moynihan for the Wall Street Journal.
“Life and Death: Twin Moons Circling the Same Planet” by Marc Cortez at Scientia et Sapientia.
“For the Doubters and the Broken” by Erin Kilmer at Together for Good.
“The Way to Laughter” by Louise Gallagher at Recover Your Joy.
“The High Calling of a Farmer,” by Jennifer Dukes-Lee at Getting down with Jesus.
“Well done, good and faithful” by David Rupert at Red-Letter Believers.
“Wait, how many words did they tell us?” by Patricia Spreng at Lovepats.
“Dinging the universe” by Billy Coffey at What I Learned Today.
“Radiation: Day 5” by Charity Singleton at Wide Open Spaces.
“We are more connected but we are not interconnected” by Ed Cyzewski at In a Mirror Dimly.
“I Doubt the Blanket Has Smallpox on It” by Greg Sullivan at Sippican Cottage.
“Some will find religion, others the truth” by Duane Scott.
“The Yellow Brick Road” by Travis Thrasher at The Journey is Everything.
“Becoming Good Soil” by Chris Smith at Slow Church.
“Good Leader / Bad Leader” by Bradley Moore at Shrinking the Camel.
“Meaning” by Jake Lee at Very Much Later.
“Beach Love” by Corinne Cunningham at Trains, Tutus and Tea Time.
“Tired Body, Hungry Soul” by Karin Fendick at Flickers of a Faithful Firefly.
“Lessons for a season as an outsider” by Jim Schmotzer for Catapult Magazine.
“The power of breaking things down” by Robert Lee Brewer at My Name Is Not Bob.
“Fall Soap Opera” by Timothy Good at Poetry by Tiwago.
“I’m limited & we need men with vision” by Claudia Schoenfeld at Jaywalking the Moon.
“Legacy” by Brian Miller at Way Station One.
“Jill Palaez Baumgaertner” by D.S. Martin at Kingdom Poets.
“The mist” by Glynis at Wandering Between Words.
“How Everything Turns” by Maureen Doallas at Writing Without Paper.
“Skimmed over” by B.K. McKenzie at Signed…BKM
“Great Escape (4)” by M.J. Duggan.
Paintings and Photographs
“Paint” by Nancy Rosback at A little Somethin’.
“Pinot Noir” and “Nisqually Summer,” watercolor on Yupo by Randall David Tipton at Painter’s Process.
“When the frame doesn’t fit your soul” by Claire Burge.
“Layered Vision” by Troy McCullough for High Calling Focus.
“The Old Cranberry Bogs” by Steve Gravano at Take a Look Around.
“Leaf Photography” by Tim Good at Photography by Tiwago.
Videos and Podcasts
“The beauty of fractured glass (the rest of the story)” by Jeanne Damoff for The Master’s Artist, video by Matt Singleton for Mikeschair.
“The Mona Lisa recreated with a single, spiral pen-drawn line” by Chan Hwee Chong via Abraham Piper.
Photograph: Prague Astronomical Clock by Vera Kratochvil via Public Domain Pictures. Used with permission.