Includes all poems from Sitting by My Laughing Fire (1977) and Clouds Are the Dust of My Feet (1992), plus previously unpublished poems.
This new collection of poetry follows in the tradition of Luci Shaw's greatest books, such as Listen to the Green, The Secret Trees, and The Sighting.
In Putting the Amazing Back in Grace, Ann Weems reflects on the church of her childhood and youth, writing about her personal faith story as it developed amid the influences of family, culture, and religion. She goes on to reflect on the contemporary church--mourning, eloquently, the condition of the church today, charging that it has put process over people, division over unity, and corporate strategizing over conversation and consultation with God.
Madeleine L'Engle is a prolific writer of poetry, fiction, autobiography, and writings on scripture and the Christian life. Best known for the Newbery Award--winning A Wrinkle in Time and her classic work on faith and art, Walking on Water, L'Engle is the author of over fifty books. She has been the recipient of numerous awards, medals, and honorary degrees, including the National Religious Book Award. She lives in Connecticut and New York City.
Here’s a collection of Helen Steiner Rice’s beloved poetry focused on the theme of joy. From prayer and faith to salvation and daily living, lovely poetic sentiments are complimented by short devotional thoughts and scripture snippets. A beautiful design creates a perfect package—great for gifting and personal pick-me-up.
In this provocative collection, rich with expression and dense with meaning, Scott Cairns expresses an immediate, incarnate theology of God's power and presence in the world. nbsp;Spanning thirty years and including selections from four of his previous collections, Compass of Affection illuminates the poet's longstanding engagement with language as revelation, and with poetry as way of discovery.
The Healing Touch is as much a guidebook for personal healing as it is a tribute to Mrs. Rice's inspiring qualities.
Helen Steiner Rice, 1900 - 1981 Poet Helen Steiner Rice was born May 19, 1900 in Lorain, Ohio. She married Franklin Rice, a banker, in 1928, who then died in 1932. She then took her first job at Lorain Electric Light & Power Company and went on to work for the Gibson Greeting Cards Company. She wrote poetry for greeting cards for forty years.
From the time she was a child in Toronto, celebrated poet Luci Shaw has sent Advent greetings to her friends and family with a carefully crafted original poem. What began as a simple childhood exercise has now become a beloved annual tradition. Though a number of these poems have appeared elsewhere, Accompanied by Angels gathers all of them for the first time into a collection for all readers for any season of the year.
Acclaimed as America's beloved inspirational poet laureate, Helen Steiner Rice encouraged millions of people through her sensitive, loving verse published in 72 books over her lifetime. Today, twenty years after her death, her words still speak powerfully about love and loss, faith and hope, sadness and joy. No occasion seems more fitting to the inspirational gifts of Helen Steiner Rice than Christmas, a time of friendship, renewal, love, and faith.