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A Reluctant Confession

Did you ever have a situation where you knew you were supposed to do something, but you really didn’t want to? Have you felt God impressing up on your heart to take a certain action, but instead of obeying you … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #27

We’ve reached the second half of the year and I decided to mix things up a bit. Today’s prompt still includes paint chips, but also includes a word from my deck of angel cards. I’m planning to make this modification … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #20

It’s week 20 of the paint chip prompts. In this crazy time, the prompt for today is quite appropriate and timely. Now that so many of our usual activities are curtailed, it’s more important than ever to understand The Key … Continue reading

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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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Of Eggs and Mad Money

I wrote this poem last May for a contest. Because it had to be unpublished for the contest, I didn’t post it here at the time. I wasn’t a finalist, so now I can do what I want with the … Continue reading

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Sam Hall and Jesus

Johnny Cash is and always will be my number one favorite male singer. The next nine spots on my top ten list move around depending on my mood, but the Man in Black will forever be the master in my … Continue reading

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The Big Seven-O

As he drove his big pick-up truck around the circle at Friends Landing, the furrowed brow and tilted head said he wasn’t quite sure what he was seeing. We actually fooled him. You’d think at 70 there wouldn’t be much … Continue reading

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Where I’m From

I come from eucalyptus-lined dusty dirt roads with dust devils swirling by the sun shining bright and an above-ground pool in the backyard, adjacent to the garden where carrots grow, next to dill and pickling cucumbers, purple green beans and … Continue reading

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Hanging with My Dad

He hangs upon my office wall A reminder that he’s gone But also that he was once here Well, not here, in my office, of course He was long dead before this room, this building existed But here, in my … Continue reading

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It Is Time for Walking

Today I’m sharing a poem by a dear friend and poet. She is more introspective and cautious than I am, less boisterous and loud. But dear nonetheless. I hope you enjoy her words. It Is Time for Walking by Kathleen … Continue reading

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