My Monday Metrical Musings #108

Day and Night DayShe wanted everything safeShe wanted everything the same NightHe wanted to experience the painHe wanted to go against the grain DayShe wanted warm sunshineShe wanted joy and peacetime NightHe wanted the eerie moonlightHe wanted wistful by midnight DayShe hated to say goodbyeHe wanted her to fly NightHe hated to say he was … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #108

My Monday Metrical Musings #88

Be kind It's hard to be kindWhen we're busy chasing afterBaubles and balloons of Every size and colour Bells and loud whistlesAnd record-breaking featsTo reach for the starsOr risk the worst of defeats Kindness asks that we slow downMake room to pause and seek cluesTo point us to someone in dire needThat someone could be … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #88

What I learned from parenting workshops #1 — Stages of psychosocial development

One of the things I often hear the older generation tell me is that parenting courses or workshops were non-existent during their time. Instead they just 'learn on the job'. "See, we got through without attending a single parenting course. Yet you young whippersnappers turned out okay no? So why bother attending any?" Actually, I … Continue reading What I learned from parenting workshops #1 — Stages of psychosocial development

Film Review: “The Adam Project” (2022)

There's just something about the topic of time travel. It draws film makers time and time again to create movies about it. Ever since Back to the Future and Terminator, we've been overrun with such films, both memorable and miserable. In the former (other than the above-mentioned movies of course), I include Somewhere in Time, … Continue reading Film Review: “The Adam Project” (2022)

My Monday Metrical Musings #59

Best Time December Best time DecemberTo share FaithBut...Who will hearBeyond yuletide cheer? Best time DecemberTo share HopeYet...Who will listenTo this reason? A baby calledE-mma-nuelBorn in mangerWho can tell?God with usSomeday will showThis broken world Healings that flow. Best time DecemberTo share LoveYet...I'm tongue tiedSecrets locked inside. Best time DecemberYet I fearI'm...Not the oneRevealing God's Son … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #59

A letter to Seamus — “Son, daddy will be ok.”

Below's a love letter from a devoted father to his son. It is the second guest post on my blog (do click here for the first). This is a deeply personal piece from someone I got to know while touring Israel at the end of 2018. I feel deeply humbled and honored he's allowed me … Continue reading A letter to Seamus — “Son, daddy will be ok.”