Featured Poetry: He Asked For Charity

God came to my house and asked for charity.

And I fell on my knees and

cried, “Beloved,

what may I


“Just love,” He said.

“Just love.”

(St. Francis of Assisi – taken from Love Poems from God by Daniel Ladinsky)

Photographic Journal: Mary

Mary2This weathered Mary statue has to be one of the simplest and, therefore, most beautiful I have come across. I found it in the biblical herb garden at Magnolia Plantation in Charleston, SC. It radiates such grace, peace, innocence, and compassion that it is infectious.

(Tv 1/100, Av 8.0, Exp.Comp. +1/3, ISO 200, focal length 85 mm)