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TELLING THE TRUTH IS THE LOVING THING

A story is told of a church who voted their preacher out because he preached too much on hell. They got a new preacher who preached even more on hell. They dearly loved Preacher 2 and kept him for many … Continue reading

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THURSDAY’S THOUGHTS, June 30, 2022

I HAVE LIVED ON a fixed income now for several years, but I did not know how “fixed” it was until recently.  Yes, it is set in stone while its ability to cover my needs is eroding like sand by … Continue reading

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CLOTHED IN MAJESTY

GOD IS CLOTHED IN MAJESTY Harken, and give God praise. The veil rises in the East, The eyes of God did not slumber nor sleep Listen, and give God glory. His eyes sweep over the hills and lands Observing the … Continue reading

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NEGOTIATING A SETTLEMENT

The following scenario was from many years ago. It took place when my grandsons were about four and five. Sammy, the younger child, is playing with a little cross. Danny “Pretend you didn’t want it,” as he reaches for it.” … Continue reading

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OCCUPY – even with Covid

So we are mostly still locked down. Moods range from miserable to desperately miserable. What few smiles are left are hidden by masks. Are we suffering a plague from God? Is Jesus about to come rescue us? Or, do we … Continue reading

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REJUVENATION

Unfurl simple joy. Seek solace in quiet time Amidst season’s bliss. Written for Ronovan’s challenge. Write haiku using words “open” and “solace” – I used synonym “unfurl” in the place of “open.” https://ronovanwrites.com/2020/12/21/ronovan-writes-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-337-open-and-solace/ Image: Simon Robbin, pexels.com

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DON’T FEAR THE GOOD-BYES

Time is near for you to go. Go in victory, as  you have taught. You have climbed the mountains high, And you’ve enjoyed the valleys low. You have won the battles fought, Taught your kids to reach the sky, To … Continue reading

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serene scene

Boisterous spirits grow serene when surrounded by the fishing scene. ************** Image: Pixabay Write haiku using words serene/scene Ronovan’s challenge https://ronovanwrites.com/2019/04/08/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-248-serenescene/

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A STERILE HEAVEN? NOTHING TO DO?

Birds, bees, and bugs – even slimy slugs – Lots of grassy berms, but no deadly germs, Are found in Heaven’s halls and hills. Hippos, horned toads, and green frogs Strut their stuff among tree logs Used to make vast … Continue reading

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DO YOU HEAR WHAT I HEAR?

I’m at home, all alone Enjoying the moment – just my own. Listening to the lack of sounds —-Oh, no, listen again Hear the susurrous sounds? The pleasant sound in memory Of children playing Of husband saying     He … Continue reading

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