The Road Not Taken

Posted by Roberta Grimes • June 03, 2023 • 35 Comments

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, And having perhaps the better claim, Because it was grassy... Read More


Posted by Roberta Grimes • May 27, 2023 • 26 Comments

Imagine there’s no heaven. It’s easy if you try. No hell below us. Above us, only sky. Imagine all the people Livin’ for today. Imagine there’s no countries. It isn’t hard to do. Nothing to kill or die for. And no religion, too. Imagine all the people Livin’ life in peace. You may say I’m... Read More

What Are We? (#3)

Posted by Roberta Grimes • May 20, 2023 • 35 Comments

Would you like to ride in my beautiful balloon? Would you like to fly in my beautiful balloon? We could float among the stars together, you and I. For we can fly! We can fly! Up, up and away! My beautiful, my beautiful balloon! The world’s a nicer place in my beautiful balloon. It wears... Read More

What Are We? (#2)

Posted by Roberta Grimes • May 13, 2023 • 49 Comments

Who can I turn to when nobody needs me? My heart wants to know, and so I must go where destiny leads me. With no star to guide me, and no one beside me, I’ll go on my way, and after the day, The darkness will hide me. And maybe tomorrow I’ll find what I’m... Read More

What Are We? (#1)

Posted by Roberta Grimes • May 06, 2023 • 58 Comments

What kind of fool am I, who never fell in love? It seems that I’m the only one that I have been thinking of. What kind of mind is this? An empty shell? A lonely cell in which an empty heart must dwell? What kind of clown am I? What do I know of life?... Read More

Plant Love

Posted by Roberta Grimes • April 29, 2023 • 47 Comments

Morning has broken like the first morning. Blackbird has spoken like the first bird. Praise for the singing, praise for the morning, Praise for them springing fresh from the world. Sweet the rains new fall, sunlit from Heaven, Like the first dewfall on the first grass. Praise for the sweetness of the wet garden, Sprung... Read More

Growing Spiritually

Posted by Roberta Grimes • April 22, 2023 • 27 Comments

Amazing grace, how sweet the sound That saved a wretch like me! I once was lost, but now I’m found. Was blind, but now I see. ‘Twas grace that taught my heart to fear, And grace my fears relieved; How precious did that grace appear The hour I first believed. – John Newman (1725-1807), from... Read More

Beliefs-Free Spirituality

Posted by Roberta Grimes • April 15, 2023 • 36 Comments

There was a time in my life I thought I had to do it all myself And I didn’t know the grace of God was sufficient And I didn’t know the love of God was at hand But now I can say If you are discouraged Struggling just to make it through another day You... Read More

The Miracle of Jesus

Posted by Roberta Grimes • April 08, 2023 • 23 Comments

Christ the Lord is ris’n today, Alleluia! Sons of men and angels say, Alleluia! Raise your joys and triumphs high, Alleluia! Sing, ye heav’ns, and earth, reply, Alleluia! Lives again our glorious King, Alleluia! Where, O death, is now thy sting? Alleluia! Once He died our souls to save, Alleluia! Where thy victory, O grave?... Read More

Palm Sunday

Posted by Roberta Grimes • April 01, 2023 • 48 Comments

I am weak but Thou art strong. Jesus, keep me from all wrong. I’ll be satisfied as long As I walk, let me walk close to Thee. Just a closer walk with Thee. Grant it, Jesus, is my plea! Daily walking close to Thee. Let it be, dear Lord, let it be. – Traditional, from... Read More