Tag Archives: Corinthians

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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Shards of Clay

I am a shattered jar of clay Shards of me once upon the ground lay scattered I didn’t think I mattered to anyone at all Then the One who loves me each tiny shard gathered He pieced me together and … Continue reading

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For the Love of Summer

Love keeps no record of wrongs To me summer means love with its hot sunny days and plants blooming everywhere Do you suppose summer keeps a record of winter’s wrongs its harsh cold blizzard blasts freezing rains and icy winds … Continue reading

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I Pray for Love

I pray for love like Yours for me from my heart Your light they see I pray for love, patient and kind so my thoughts reflect Your mind I pray for love, friendly and nice remembering You paid the price … Continue reading

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Something New

Note: As you read this post, you might ask yourself why I am telling you so much about my hair dyeing experiences. Trust me, there’s a purpose and a lesson to follow my seemingly rambling story. In early July I … Continue reading

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Bridging the Distance

A couple of weeks ago my husband and I went to see Dwight Yoakam in concert. It was a great concert — but then Dwight always puts on a great concert. True to my nature, I’ve listened to a lot … Continue reading

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Life Is Fragile – A Poem of Hope

This mortal life is fragile housed in these jars of clay Here we are living the good life then at the end of the day we may be struck down, bewildered by the impermanence of our stay Yet we know … Continue reading

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Bundle of Rights – A Poem

In law school property class we learned about our bundle of rights It’s not much of a bundle compared to Jesus’ divine bundle of rights —His omniscience —His omnipresence —His matchless glory My bundle, your bundle, is more like a … Continue reading

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It Is Finished Even as It Begins

A new year begins today. It’s another year to live and work and play, and to make resolutions to be better than last year. It’s another year in which many will again strive to earn God’s grace and their own … Continue reading

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