Posts Tagged ‘reverence’

Stake Conference Notes: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haikus

August 28, 2016

During the Dry Creek Stake Conference (Springville, UT) of the LDS Church, I took notes in haiku form.
Maybe they should be separated, but … that will take too much time!

How can I make a/
big diff’rence in the world? Get/
involved saving souls. 10:27 a.m.

What is taught to me/
In the temple depends on/
My heart, soul and need. 1037 am

If she knows the names/
Of God’s servants, how much more/
Does God know His kids? 1055 am (after the mission president’s wife talked about each missionary in attendance individually).

Don’t try to douse a/
Raging fire of sin with just/
A glass of water. 11:12

Keeping the Sabbath /
Gets hard when you want to be/
With wand’ring children. 1119

Kid’s aren’t the cause of/
irreverence in church. It’s/
what adults think of.
1129 am

Our temple service /
Is an expression of our/
Love and testimony. 1142

I covered my face/
‘Til a child grabbed my hand/
And forced me to see. 1148

She led us with such
Joy that I watched her move from/
Expert to artist. 1202 pm (Watching the choir director /chorister lead music).

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Reverence In Church Hypocrisy: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

May 17, 2015

If we complain of/
no reverence in church, are we/
not also guilty?
Or
not guilty of noise?

Noisy Chapel Refuge: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

March 8, 2015

You know rev’rence is/
poor when you want to go to/
the hall. It’s quiet.

Tread With Reverence: Revolutionary Blogging Haiku

March 7, 2015

Grounding himself in Utah Lake at Sandy Beach, Mt. Timp in the backgroundRemove your shoes to/
connect and ground yourself with/
earth, water and sky.

I Reverence Him: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

April 13, 2014

Is it okay if/
The Savior is not my friend?/
*He has done too much.
OR
Is it okay if/
The Savior’s more than my friend?/
Redemption’s greater.

Noisy Church Meeting: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

April 13, 2014

I sat near the front./
It was still noisy. That’s just/
a Church condition.

The Chapel Becomes The Lord’s Room: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

January 7, 2014

As Sacrament are/
prepared, chapels turn into/
the Lord’s guest chamber.

Why Attend Mass: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

January 7, 2014

Attending Mass on/
occasion helps us better/
grasp Sacrament’s depth.
OR
We should attend Mass/
on occasion to better/
get Sacrament’s depth.

To Every Thing There Is A Time: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

January 7, 2014

I’m a funny man,/
but there are times humor can/
wait and be rev’rent.

Influencing Holiness: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

January 7, 2014

I can’t influence/
a group’s holiness until/
I change how I am.