Tag Archives: Faith

My Rock

Like Sisyphus I push this rock up the hill It rolls back down I try again When will I see It’s not me He has succeeded at the impossible task on my behalf Sisyphus is a myth My Rock is … Continue reading

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To Cross the Finish Line

Finish it! Polish the 58,000 words I’ve written into a complete, coherent, and compelling story. Not be distracted by blog posts or new poetry books that threaten procrastination of the goal. Not be paralyzed by doubt. Capitalize on the feedback … Continue reading

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Doubt Lies

I had a great idea for a blog post, and then another, and another. Did I write them down? No. Instead I listened to the voice in my head that said they weren’t worth writing. That voice is talking to … Continue reading

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Bought for a Price

The devil tried to kick me out of Heaven’s forgiving grip He was thwarted in his scheme to tender my pink slip Jesus, my Redeemer displayed to my foe the deed to my soul Marked paid-in-full on Calvary’s tree as … Continue reading

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Seed of Hope

Hope nestled into crevices of my soul a minuscule seed waiting to sprout roots grew deep into the darkness born of bitterness Until at last fragrant flowers of faith burst forth from the surface broke open my stony heart to … Continue reading

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Hope Lives

“But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.” Romans 8:25 (NIV). I’ve not yet seen Peace on earth Mankind can be mean Hatred and bitterness Mar the world Hearts with hopelessness Yet I have … Continue reading

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Stillborn

One of my nieces asked me to write a poem for her good friend who had a miscarriage at 35 weeks. She knows that I’ve had a miscarriage and write poetry, and she said all the ones she could find … Continue reading

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