“By Kindly Powers”: A Poem for the New Year by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“By Kindly Powers”: A Poem for the New Year by Dietrich Bonhoeffer


“By Kindly Powers”: A Poem for the New Year by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Editor’s Note:  At the start of this New Year we are pleased to publish this fresh translation of Bonhoeffer’s poem “Von guten Mächten” by Pastor Timothy Boerger.  Included below is his translator’s note. Translator’s Note: Dietrich Bonhoeffer included this poem (“Von guten Mächten”) in his final letter to his fiancée Maria von Wedemeyer in December, 1944. ..

New Creation

New Creation


New Creation

The sainted Robert Hoerber reflects on what is “new” in a calendar year…and a life