Tag Archives: Forgiveness

My Mother Dear

I buried my mother in my journal in red ink with large angry letters that accused her of dying on purpose just to spite me I buried my mother in the Firehole River at Yellowstone among the towering green trees … Continue reading

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Gathering Treasure

Once upon a time I gathered grievances like treasure stored in my heart pain without measure I held tight to my rights I learned in time to gather forgiveness instead like leftover pieces of miracle bread when the 5,000 were … 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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My Prayer

Precious Heavenly Father Lord God Almighty Maker of heaven and earth of all that is, seen and unseen You are my Rock and my Redeemer my ever-present help in times of trouble my comfort in times of grief and pain … Continue reading

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My Avenger

I cry out to God Let him burn in hell May his soul decay in a prison cell I listen for my enemy’s death knell Vengeance is Mine saith the Lord A record of each transgression I keep Deep wounds of … Continue reading

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God’s Three-Word Answer

I’ve seen prayer answered in miraculous ways beyond my expectation. Sometimes I had no expectation at all that there would be an answer, but God was faithful to provide what I needed. By now, I should assume an answer will … 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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