Author Archives: sarahrflick

The Loveliest Night

Two nights ago, we celebrated Christmas Eve.  I think this may be the loveliest night of the year.  The lovely carols, the lovely poinsettias, the lovely candlelight. When the church lights are slowly dimmed and the flame passes from person … Continue reading

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Waiting for Peace

This year I had the opportunity to travel to the Holy Land with my family and friends from our church.  I knew I would enjoy the trip.  I had no idea how much my spirit would be touched.  I am … Continue reading

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Sometime one thing becomes another thing and yet stays the same, Like lovers who marry yet name themselves whole. The waters can lift us over and over, As a mother lifts her tired child again and again. A camera stops … Continue reading

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What I want to say to the world is this. For God’s sake, look for the light. Ancient light that travels years to find us. For heaven’s sake, pray for peace. A mind so quiet that peace seems possible. May … Continue reading

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Porch Swing

Most Holy One, You are always inviting always welcoming always calling. Like the creaking wooden swing on my grandmother’s screened porch always waiting always moving in space. Filling my imagination with boxes of old books and magazines written before I … Continue reading


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The Holy

The holy Invites you to laughter so secret even the angels may not get the joke Sleeps beside you at three a.m. Stands next to you in the shower Smiles back at you from the dressing room mirror. *** The … Continue reading

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In the Midst of a Miracle

In the midst of a miracle I never know where to turn I never know where to look The soft clear colors as light streams through stained glass The strong lines of glory rays as the sun pours through clouds … Continue reading

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The hard choice can be Allowing the darkest night Trusting light will come

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The Beginning (remembering Mary Travers)

On my way home tonight Stuck in traffic I saw the Arena Theatre Where twenty years ago My husband and I saw Peter, Paul, and Mary. I remember what I wore A black long-sleeved T-shirt And a skirt made of … Continue reading

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