In his poem “Two Prayers for Blessed Imagination,” Russell Willis writes in memory of those whose lives were lost in Robb Elementary School, and in response to prayers and pleas of members of the Christian Community for faith-driven solutions to this pandemic of violence. Continue reading Two Prayers for Blessed Imagination
In his poem “Abba, I Thank You,” Russell Willis tells us how the most important lesson to be learned from saints is their gratitude for God’s blessings. Continue reading Abba, I Thank You
In his poem “To Sing of the Saints,” Russell Willis looks back to saints so that we might know how to look forward in hope, faith, and love. Continue reading To Sing of the Saints
In his poem “Wiping the Tears of a Child of God,” Russell Willis reminds us that saints wept human tears and were even children once, long before they wiped away others’ tears. Continue reading Wiping the Tears of a Child of God
In his poem ‘Patience’, Russell Willis tells us why the virtue of patience is integral to our faith. Continue reading Patience
In his poem ‘With Sighs Too Deep For Words’, Russell Willis reflects on God’s love. Continue reading With Sighs Too Deep For Words
In his poem ‘Sitting In Darkness’, Russell Willis writes about the light at the end of the tunnel. Continue reading Sitting In Darkness
In his poem ‘Were There Not Ten?’, Russell Willis raises some philosophical questions related to the Bible and numbers. Continue reading Were There Not Ten?