The Storm That Holds

A poetic parable of life and ministry

j taliaferro
Koinonia
Published in
2 min readOct 9, 2023

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art by https://www.peakpx.com/en/search?q=pirate+ship

Upon the tempest of life’s raging sea,
Five sailors clung to hope in a desperate plea.
Brotherhood, Honor, Work, and Trust,
None could save from the ocean’s gust.

One sailor, in his brethren found his grace,
Believed their bond would the storm efface.
Yet, as the…

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j taliaferro
Koinonia

Storyteller, Author & Disciple of Jesus Christ. Lover of family, sushi & world travel. I hate cotton candy, bats and the Kansas City Chiefs.