Tag Archives: Darkness

Darkness of Saturday

Your disciples all hid awayterrified that dark SaturdayNot knowing what to donow that men had crucified You Hope that day was hidden toodoubting what You said was trueWondering if You would really riseor if Friday proved Your demise I think … Continue reading

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The Real Light

It’s the darkness. And the cold. But mostly the darkness. I know we have passed the winter solstice and the days are getting longer, but sunrise at 7:51 a.m. and sunset at 4:36 p.m. still makes for a very short day and … Continue reading

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Keep Walking

Sometimes in life we find ourselves in a deep, dark valley. Often it feels more like a narrow slot canyon where no sunshine can reach. The Narrows slot canyon at Zion National Park is 18 miles long and if you … Continue reading

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Abide in His Light

This is my second poem inspired by a one-minute devotion from Charles H. Spurgeon’s Faith’s Checkbook, Mar 10–Walk in Light. The Bible verse Spurgeon began with is John 12:46, “I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me should … Continue reading

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A Letter from Wonderland

Dear Darker Me, I tumbled like Alice as I followed you down a rabbit hole but entered no Wonderland I found no Mad Hatter though I found I might be mad myself for listening to you You are no White … Continue reading

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Awaiting Our King

Advent is a time to seek the coming of our mighty King once born into a stable meek while angelic choirs did sing He will return once again at a time we can’t predict while the angels sing amen to … Continue reading

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Light Shines in the Shadows

Lurking in the shadows of my mind, of my heart Anger, hatred, fear, doubt dwell where they think they escape the light I dare not enter the shadows alone With Light in hand I reveal that which hides in the shadows … Continue reading

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Light in the Corners

My story shines bright When Christ is the light within His merciful torch Exposing darkness and sin Spirit heals my brokenness ____________________________________ This Tanka was inspired by experience at the Faith & Culture Writers’ Connection I attended last night. Our … Continue reading

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Cerulean Sky

Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift. ~ Mary Oliver When you’re 14, they call it puppy love. What does a 14-year-old know of … Continue reading

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Hope in the Darkness of Winter

Tomorrow is the shortest day of the year. On Monday, the days will begin to grow longer and we will have more light. So I thought I would share the revised version of a poem I originally posted here. This … Continue reading

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