​Call for Submissions | Heal the World Issue 12 | Parousia Magazine

  PAROUSIA Magazine is calling for submissions for it 12th Issue to be published by September 2020 The theme of this forthcoming Issue is HEAL THE WORLD Psalm 147:3 KJV He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds. Heal the world is a theme inspired by the present pandemic that has plaqued…

A Poem from Kelsey May | PAROUSIA Magazine

  Your Hands, Instruments of God after Francesca Bell Oh, the mooring. The fishing boat stranded, sandbarred & unsaved. Who can salvage when each net is tangled in coral, when what is underneath & unseen is fated. Then the pierced palms. The feet calming the storm, no more waves, no more wind. How the moon…

Two Poems from Suranjit Gain | PAROUSIA Magazine

Jesus Christ Most respected Jesus Christ is the father of religion. Mediator of love and humanity; the best dignified personality. Beloved Christ is the supreme mark of sacrifice. The ideal of the Christian as well the all moralities. Dearest Jesus comes from heaven to the earth to establish universal love. To expose religious manner. He…

A Poem from Rick Davis | PAROUSIA Magazine

  LOVE AND A PHONE CALL I call you On the phone And as we talk Angels glow. We share secrets Like whispers of wind Reclining beneath Moonlit night. The outside world Is voiceless lightening And our shared Conversation Is like listening sky. As we speak Peaceful blue shadows Fill my living room And you…

Balm by Victoria Crawford | Poetry | PAROUSIA Magazine

  Balm Jagged glass shards shedding their twinkle slivers crystals of dust lacerating callused soles, souls dry air, hard air slicing skin dogs panting hot season gasps beyond even the embrocation devotion of balm Mary Magdalene rubbed over the feet of Jesus Rain patters on metal roof, unheard, unnoticed until I wake into cloud-shadowed morning…

The Psalter | PAROUSIA Magazine

For thou, O Lord, art good and kind, and ready to forgive thou art; abundant mercy they shall find who call on thee with all their heart. O Lord, incline thine ear to me, my voice of supplication heed; in trouble I will cry to thee, for thou wilt answer when I plead. There is…