Just some thoughts...

Every day, as I write Poetiquejustis, I pray it will be a blessing to someone.
Today, I hope it is you.






Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Hear, Hear...

Hear the other side
St Augustine
                                                    Not just the other side of the story
Listen to
the other side of your story
the other side of your soul's story
 that longs for more than this
Hear the other side
And listen
until your story speaks
and then keep listening
And that's poetiquejustis
So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ. 
Romans 10:17

Monday, July 25, 2016

Got Our Ducks in a Row?

Just tell yourself, Duckie, 
you're really quite lucky!
Dr Seuss
  Some days you just feel different 
and you don't know why
And there are those days 
when no matter what you do
you get stuck in the tall grass
 and you just cannot get going!



but other days...
 
  You know someone cares
Or there is someone to show you the way home
Those are the days when
you just know where you belong!
so all, in all, Duckie,
you really ARE quite lucky
and that's poetiquejustis
                                  For I have learned to 
                                 be content whatever the circumstances.
                                                                  Philippians 4:11

Sunday, July 24, 2016

The Door Ajar

Let me live in my house by the side of the road
and be a friend to man
Sam Walter Foss
Thoreau kept two chairs in his home at Walden Pond
One for himself and one for a guest
It is not the lack of furnishings that catches the mind
It is his thought to make room in his day for another 
To leave the door ajar to the footsteps of passersbys
Today-
"live by the side of the road" in your mind
and make a little room for others 

That is worth more to most people than you will ever know
And that is poetiquejustis
            The heartfelt counsel of a friend 
                                       is as sweet as perfume and incense.
                                                                     Proverbs 27:9

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Here and There

Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned
Peter Marshall
if you cannot plant a field
Plant one flower
and you will learn how to grow
If you cannot sing a cantata
Hum a few notes
and your heart will learn to sing
Enjoy the moment
Because moments add up to a life
Little things
are big things....
If you do them-
a little bit here...and a little bit there.
and that's poetiquejustis
"Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much"
Luke 16:10

Friday, July 22, 2016

The Background People


Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Our 8 year old granddaughter was talking the other day

about the "background people"
and how we need to think about them 


Those people who serve


Who get things done
who makes things nice

Who make our lives possible


I am glad her heart sees the people so many of us count as invisible.


Today


See with your heart

 and say hello to

 the background people

and that's poetiquejustis

But in humility count others more significant than yourselves.
 
Philippians 2:3



 
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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Air Apparent

There is a blessing in the air
William Wordsworth
You do not always see it
Or hear it
Or feel it
And you may not always acknowledge it
as you let it drift by
But it is there
 in the very air
The blessing of life
and that's poetiquejustis
                                  I have come in order that you might have life—life in all its fullness.
                                                                 John 10:10

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Is It Possible?

Don't ever tell me that something is impossible
Will Smith
I am Italian
Stubborn is in my DNA
So I will make a deal with you
I will not tell you something you want to do is impossible
If you don't tell me something I want to do is impossible
 
is that possible?
Sure it is!
and that's poetiquejustis
Jesus looked at them and said, "With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible."
Matthew 19:26