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Title: Wait, Beloved, for Darkness's Gift by Letha C. Chamberlain
Poems of joyfulness from one having once experienced the
agony of darkness and despair. Bright Resurrection, promised us by
Christ, is alive and well in these hymns and poems that will blaze the
trails of hope in your heart—RIGHT ON PLANET EARTH, where heaven starts!
I have a wish: that this tome facilitate a
“happening.” But each person’s journey is so special that no
person’s light must ever extinguish another’s sacred spark… so if this
poetry is intrusive, it must be put away for another day, when it may be
seen in another perspective.
In three parts, this book is good for many types of
The first part contains the entire Psalmody of the New
Jerusalem translation of the Holy Bible in haiku format (all 150
Psalms). This makes the Psalms more possible to memorize fairly
easily. Because the Psalms help us learn to cope spiritually with
all emotions, turning them over to God, these should be very instructive
and good for us.
The second part has fifty-seven brief meditations on
“The Occasions of Your Life.” These are the celebrations, the
crises, and the ordinary events in the lives of ordinary folk which
deepen our walks with God on an everyday basis.
The third and last part is love poetry to God, the
Great Lover. It also contains scripturally-based poetry commenting
on everyday life and love (with the emphasis on coping with darkness and