Tag Archives: Grace

The Power of My Wound

Healing doesn’t happen all at once. Sexual trauma runs too deep, is much too complex for simple remedies. We have no Star Trek sickbay or magic tricorder to bind up the wounds, erase the battle scars. And would we want … Continue reading

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An Interrupted Cry Restored

Mary stared, blinking, at the urine-covered stick—Please, only one line—as two lines appear. She tried to imagine the child in her arms, but the impression wouldn’t jell. When far away an interrupted cry breaks her heart, she sees him clearly. … Continue reading

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Beyond Imagination

Can you imagine the Son of God washing your feet of the dust you trod? Can you imagine Him breaking the bread a sign of His body to be broken instead? Can you imagine the cup that He poured filled … Continue reading

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Shards of Clay

I am a shattered jar of clay Shards of me once upon the ground lay scattered I didn’t think I mattered to anyone at all Then the One who loves me each tiny shard gathered He pieced me together and … Continue reading

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Oh, Mercy Me

Tonight I’m going to see the Christian band Mercy Me. I’m so excited! I have third row tickets and it’s going to be awesome. To start the celebration, I decided to write a found poem using the lyrics from some of … Continue reading

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I Hope

I hope that I will always wonder I hope I’ll forever love The mercy of my Savior The grace that He bestows I hope that joy will help me I hope I’ll be so kind The peace of dear Jesus … Continue reading

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What If?

What if I had told someone from the very start? What if I had not believed the shame deep in my heart? If I had been brave and bold and turned my rapist in today I would not fear the … Continue reading

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