Category Archives: Poem

GLEANINGS from Claudia: Following Jesus – The Resurrection Life

I’m going to deviate a bit from what I’ve been posting to share that is has been a tough week. There is so much pain happening in the lives of so many that I love. In some situations ongoing pain … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: The Abiding Life – We Wait

Poised between moments of time we wait again for You You came one time and darkness flinched Your brilliance shining oh, the hope oh, the joy You left but remain in us give me Your eyes to see Your brilliance … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Grief – Death or Life?

On December 29, 2010 my 32 year old daughter, Becky, lost her life in an automobile accident. ‘GLEANINGS from Claudia’ is a mother’s journal of grief. DEATH OR LIFE She’s gone In a moment she left And the moment she left … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Grief – Sweetbitter

“I have seen the burden God has laid on men. He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the hearts of men; yet they cannot fathom what God has done from beginning to end.” … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS From Claudia: Grief – Sweet Summer

Dear Becky, Summer is winding down. It has been a good summer for me – a lot like the summers when you were a girl, before I started working out of our home. I’ve been blessed to be with Amity … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Awakened by Sorrow

I sleep only to wake awash in tears Though night lives on Sorrow swells and I swim Sorrow is my atmosphere My dear friend whose brother died She fears him lost forever The father mother sister aunts and uncles Mourning … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: A Prayer as Summer Ends

“May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance.” 2nd  Thessalonians 3:5 A PRAYER AS SUMMER ENDS Summer winds down The long days are shorter, but not yet short Late summer fruit is deliciously ripe Sweet juices … Continue reading

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