From the Preacherman August 4, 2020

From the Preacherman…. “If it is darkness we are having, let it be extravagant,” said the poet Jane Kenyon. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Kenyon was married to another poet, Donald Hall, and they lived in New Hampshire at Eagle Pond Farm, his ancestral...

From the Preacherman July 14

From the Preacherman…. Crushed. That is how we have felt the last few days. Crushed. Is there a better word to describe our hearts and souls in the days since Issac Sterett’s death? Not for me. There are times I feel as if all the air is being pressed from my lungs as...

From the Preacherman July 7, 2020

From the Preacherman…. In an interview in 1954 Robert Frost was asked, “What do you think is the most important thing you’ve learned about life?” The great poet answered, “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on. In all the...

From the Preacherman June 30, 2020

From the Preacherman…. I Corinthians 13 is a text often associated with weddings. Preachers will tell you that these words are the ones most couples request to be read at their marriage ceremonies. And why not? Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or...