Tag Archives: Death

Nina, Tiny but Mighty

Between Good Friday and Easter of this year, a sweet young woman from my church, the daughter of a dear friend, went home to be with Jesus. She fought a week-long battle with complications from the flu that infected her … Continue reading

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The Shepherd’s Door

The door the Shepherd opened No one can ever close The door to His tomb was sealed How it was opened He knows By it He made the only way For us to be redeemed Though the people thought He … Continue reading

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Good Friday Mystery

The thick veil ripped in two Darkness covered all the land As the Spirit of God departed the body of Jesus the man How it transpired a mystery Our fragile minds cannot grasp Sins on the cross all forgiven When … Continue reading

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Porcelain Girl

She couldn’t have been more than seventeen Her porcelain cheeks framed by a knit cap ­­·····and Columbia Sportswear winter coat ·····Rubber-soled Sorel boots to protect her feet from unexpected February snow As she traversed the cross walk ·····I thought the … Continue reading

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Billy Austin

Did you ever get a song stuck in your head? A happy little jingle about sunshine ahead? In my head tonight is Billy Austin’s Tale of tragic plight Come listen ____________________________ I’ve been trying to write my 30-word poems this … Continue reading

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Dying Slowly

If I’d been the thief on the cross Dying next to Jesus last Friday Today I’d be in His paradise Instead of hanging here still Dying a little each day __________________________ Decided to share this melancholy poem as a postcard … Continue reading

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Waiting

Together in an upper room Door locked, gripped with fear If only we could remember What He said before In this very room Just two days ago As we wait

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