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Believing is not the same as Being Saved

Believing is not the same as Being Saved
Author: Lisa Martin
Price: $15.99
ISBN-10: 1772123153
ISBN-13: 9781772123159
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Lisa Martin’s new poetry collection seeks the kind of lyric truth that lives in paradox, in the dwelling together of seeming opposites such as life and death, love and loss, faith and doubt, joy and sorrow. Here readers will find a range of moods, tones, and subjects, as well as both traditional and contemporary forms—from sonnets to prose poems. This is a collection imbued with the light of an enduring, if troubled, faith. With its focus on spirit, ethics, and how to live well, Believing is not the same as Being Saved offers a tender meditation on the moments that make a life.

There’s a way of speaking as if the difference

matters, as if the road home is finite—everything

begins and ends somewhere, like your hand

in mine, or how last light fractures in the limbs

of pine—while beyond my window, a coyote

follows a trail into the dusk that only it can see.

— from "Map for the road home"