PURPLE (a poem by Ethan Jakob Blair) Purple is cold, the road to a lonely beach at night Purple is a wharf, with you fishing in the purple sea Purple is stained shells, a blanket upon the sand Purple is deep holes in dark murky ashes Purple is the misty air, swaying through an open […]

Sleeping Poet’s Society?

Those of you who have been reading my blog for a long time will probably remember the Live Poet’s Society (we’ll call it LPS for short). My friend Teeni and I started the LPS back in 2007. We gave each other writing assignments, and encouraged our readers to join in (and some of them did). […]


Ever since I was a little girl, I have remembered this saying: Life in God’s care is like a beautiful tapestry. When viewed from the pattern side, the “correct” side, the tapestry has an intricate and magnificent design. The problem is that in our everyday lives, we cannot see the pattern. We live our lives […]