“You search the scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life;…”
–John 5:39 (NRSV)
Sitting at the desk of my days
Pages pile up
Paper and ink
Yellowed and curling
While the Word knocks on the door of my room
A friend with a cup of tea.
The Rev. Ann Fontaine, Interim Vicar,St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church, Manzanita OR, keeps what the tide brings in. She is the author of Streams of Mercy: a meditative commentary on the Bible.