A Christmas Poem

Poems can mean more than the poet realizes. It is interesting to look back on this poem, written in 2011 while I was still an Anglican, and realize that I was feeling the ‘twitch upon the thread’ that would, in a few months time, become a steady and undeniable pull toward the Catholic Church, to […]

Advent Sonnet 1: Silence

The season of Advent, the four weeks before Christmas, is a time for reflection and meditation, made quite a bit more difficult by all the other things competing for our time and attention on the lead-in to the Christmas season. I manage to avoid a certain degree of the ‘noise’ by staying out of shopping […]