Listening to: Something Relaxing

Reading: The Sower’s Almanac from Seedbed

Writing About: Books of the Bible summarized in Haiku Form

Bible Sum-up tweets
man, that’s a clever idea
So I copied it.

M. Div, Rev. Fuller
with formal Bible training
used Google A LOT!

Here we go.  Part 1 of 3

Genesis

Order from Chaos
It is good, It is all good!
Start again, Abram
Exodus

People: Let us go!
So we can wander! Wait, what?
Now laws? Let's go back!
Leviticus

Laws on laws on laws
Voted likeliest to skim
Scapegoat atonement
Numbers

We're Here, Promised land!
Spy report: We're Not so sure
wandering again
Deuteronomy
More laws, Moses dies.
Highlight: Shema Yisrael
welcome Joshua
Joshua

Be Strong, Courageous
Promised Land, for real this time!
brutal settlers
Judges

Promise Land settled
rebellion: vicious cycle
No Feds, just judges
Ruth

Ruth and Naomi
"Wherever you go I'll Go"
Strong willed faithfulness
1-2 Samuel

Samuel kings Saul
Saul sucks. David becomes King.
David: mostly great
1-2 Kings

Peace, Wealth, Solomon
Soon, meltdown and division
Babylon is here
1-2 Chronicles

Tell us again, dad
around exile campfires
how did we get here?
Ezra

Free at last, and home!
Remember how to obey
at rebuilt temple
Nehemiah

Reconstruction time
good fences make good temples
revival - reset
Esther

Jews face genocide
Crafty Orphan Queen saves day
Persian salt and light
Job

Good people, bad things
Relentless bad fortune reigns
All restored, but why?
Psalms

Lord is my shepherd
Israel's favorite hymnal
David is moody!
Proverbs

Solomon speaks as
Practical lady Wisdom
gives it to you straight
Ecclesiastes

Examining life
What's it all mean? turn, turn, turn
Vanity.
Song of Solomon

This one gets naughty
Perhaps an allegory
perhaps, just for love

 

bible haiku pt one

 

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