Tuesday, July 7
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Tuesday’s Thoughts:  Close Reading

Tuesday’s Thoughts: Close Reading

Scripture, Uncategorized
I'm reading the Bible through again but art journaling and writing poetry inspired by what I'm reading.  I'm also trying to do a close reading.  Close reading, according to Duke Divinity School is: A close reading involves a careful balance of argument and evidence, all centered rigorously on the text at hand. Like biblical exegesis, a close reading begins with a careful study of what the text actually says, word by word and line by line. I think it also involves putting preconceived notions away for a while.  For my reading, I do that.  For my poetry, I sometimes borrow notions from other places.  I did that today to delve into the symbolism of a tree that is cut down.  Going through Job has me putting away the notion of the perfect Job and the imperfect friends.  For now.  We'll see wh...

doves

Christianity, Haiku, Poetry, Religion, Scripture, Spirituality
 caged doves sit branches of olives forgotten Inspired by the Lenten Journey reading of  Mark 11:15-19 People on a Lenten Journey Lorot Poetry: Echoes of the Hills Becca Givens at On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea Terri at What About God? Jonathan Stone Granbee Michael (Booguloo) Chèvrefeuille Roy DeLeon at Expressive Prayer

waiting

Christianity, Haiku, Poetry, Religion, Scripture, Spirituality
beagle waits excitement shimmers he arrives! Inspired by the Lenten Journey reading of  Hebrews 9:23-28 28 so Christ, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, not to deal with sin, but to save those who are eagerly waiting for him. People on a Lenten Journey Lorot Poetry: Echoes of the Hills Becca Givens at On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea Terri at What About God? Jonathan Stone Granbee Michael (Booguloo) Chèvrefeuille Roy DeLeon at Expressive Prayer