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12 03, 2016

But For The Joy…

By | 2018-03-09T16:43:21+00:00 March 12th, 2016|Blog, Poetry|

Spring is nearly here and Easter is just around the corner. It is my favorite time of year. As color blooms its way through the rain softened ground and emerges with new life, we can’t help but sense the hope that springs forth with it. As our eyes behold the beauty that has been hidden for months, we realize just how dull things have looked [...]

14 12, 2015

Neglecting the Signs

By | 2018-03-09T16:43:31+00:00 December 14th, 2015|Blog, Poetry|

Hebrews 13:2, Hebrews 12:12-13, Hebrews 13:16 How many times have we all found ourselves driving along a road or highway daydreaming and in an instant we lose sight of where we are or where we are going? We’ve all missed a sign or turn and took an unplanned route as a result of our inattention. Our own personal distractions, foggy spiritual focus as well as [...]

16 10, 2015

Purple to the Rescue

By | 2018-03-09T16:27:17+00:00 October 16th, 2015|Blog, Poetry|

The virtuous woman as described in Proverbs 31 is commonly set forth as a standard for Christian women and has always been a favorite of mine. While I fall sorely behind meeting that standard in many ways-especially the part about rising before dawn, one characteristic is especially fitting for me- the love of the color purple. In verse 22 it says: “She makes tapestry for [...]