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Glimpsing Glory : Poems of Living & Dying, Praying & Playing, Belonging & Longing

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Composed in lyrical, penetrating, sometimes playful words, the poems in Glimpsing Glory aim to evoke, provoke, and soak the reader in both the earthy and the transcendent.

As the author states in the Introduction: 'What do I mean by Glory? A taste, a flicker, a glimpse, a glimmer; a flash, a whisper, a rustling breeze; a fleeting moment that lingers on taste buds, nerve
Paperback, 112 pages
Published February 7th 2020 by Cladach Publishing
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Jimmie Aaron Kepler
Feb 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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With Glimpsing Glory: Poems of Living & Dying, Praying & Playing, Belonging & Longing, Catherine Lawton delivers luminous, Christian spiritual walk poetry that blends the daily journey with God and the beauty and glory of God's created world. Broken in topical areas of relating, relating, communing, trusting, living, dying, praying and word-playing, we walk through experiencing "Water Under a Bridge," seeing the sky above and the forest in "Nature," and experience Maine "Together on ...more
Susan Bulanda
My first reaction after reading this book was “What a Book!” This collection of poems, which is not my regular choice for reading, brought me back to my childhood and other events in my life in a gentle way. I felt as though a loving hand was caressing my cheek, reminding me of things I had long forgotten. Ms. Lawton’s descriptions were vivid and accurate. She captured the world around her in many of her poems. Even her poems about death were gentle, for a lack of any other word. The book ...more
Mary Langer
Feb 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
How do we get glimpses of glory? Catherine Lawton gave a few ideas in her "Remembering Softly: A Life in Poems," so I have been eagerly awaiting the recent release of "Glimpsing Glory." The book is dedicated to her father who died in 2019, and the death is on her mind in these poems. Lawton's first poem defines "precious" moments of glory, which she experienced after her father died and other times. "Look at Me" evokes her father's words and her reluctance to look at him because she might see ...more
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The theme of inner healing runs through my writing, as I explore the depths of our relationships with - and need for - God, nature, and each other. My published books include Remembering Softly: A Life In Poems, Something Is Coming To Our World, Face to Face: A Novel, Journeys to Mother Love.
My second volume of poetry, Glimpsing Glory: Poems of Living and Dying, Praying and Playing, Belonging and