Author Archives: Linda Kruschke

About Linda Kruschke

I am a Jesus Freak, and I don't care who knows it. I am a wife, mother, sister, aunt, daughter, and friend. My blood family is only part of the larger family of Christ that I belong to. I love to write, especially about my dear Savior.

Surviving or Thriving

I was reposting old posts for Lent, and I will continue that plan tomorrow, but today I thought I’d do something a little different. Like much of the country, I’ve been working from home for a little over a week … Continue reading

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Fearful and Courageous

With so much fear and anxiety over the coronavirus these days, I thought I’d share a poem I wrote five years ago. It seemed appropriate. May it help you be courageous though fearful in these challenging times. Courageous The giants … Continue reading

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Better Than Magic

It’s in their DNA to sip then zip away Hovering in one spot as other birds cannot The agile hummingbird Magical is the only word That will adequately describe members of this tribe Even magic is not enough To illuminate … Continue reading

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Older and Wiser

When it comes to books of the Bible, I’m not a huge fan of 1 and 2 Chronicles because it seems so repetitive. These two books basically “chronicle” (hence the name) the reigns of the various kings of Israel and … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #12

Woooohoooo! We made it to a dozen! Are you all as excited as I am? Given the current state of the world, it’s the little things that keep us going. This week our paint chip prompt is to write about … Continue reading

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Cast All Your Anxiety on Jesus

Fear and worry are common in our society, today more than ever. Given the current global pandemic, fear is etched on many faces. But fear is nothing new. We simply have a new thing to fear. Even without the threat … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Favorite Psalm?

Probably the best known Psalm in the Bible is Psalm 23: “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not be in want . . .” And I do like this Psalm. I particularly like the part that says “Even though … Continue reading

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Don’t Focus on the Light and Momentary

One of my favorite Bible passages during troubled times is 2 Corinthians 4:16-18: Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles … Continue reading

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Hate Never Wins

When we read in 1 Corinthians 13 what love is, it is easy to say to ourselves “I do all those things. I’m patient, I’m kind.” Focusing on what love is makes it easy to conclude that we do, in … Continue reading

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Finding Peace, Not Fear

I wrote this poem about five years ago. It seemed appropriate for today. Giving up Fear I learned of your anxiety This news I’m sad to hear I long ago was in your shoes Crippled by my fear You daren’t … Continue reading

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