Tag Archives: Dylan Thomas

On Spiritual Food

I’ve often heard people comment on what happens at their churches with the phrase “I’m not being fed.” I’ve even had that thought myself after dozing through an uninspired sermon. But wait! Am I not responsible for choosing what I … Continue reading

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On Writing Poetry

Poetry, it seems, has a way of bypassing our defenses and getting to the heart of things. As such, I have recently been encouraging some Viet Nam veterans to write poems about their war experiences. None have hesitated and all … Continue reading

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On Death

This past weekend I had a meaningful discussion with my son Matt on several death-related issues to include wills and advanced directives. It was the kind of discussion I’d had with my own father. The information was invaluable when he … Continue reading

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On Poets’ Corner

My wife and I recently had the opportunity to travel to London and specifically to Westminster Abbey. My own interest there was to pay homage to one of my heroes, William Wilberforce. I ended up encountering other friends. In one … Continue reading

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