Tag Archives: Gratitude

My Redeemer Is Alive

I was commissioned to write lyrics for a song based on some passages of the book of Job. Though he liked what I wrote, ultimately, the person who commissioned me decided to use snippets of the KJV version of the … Continue reading

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For the Love of Coffee

I love coffee. I do live in the Pacific Northwest, after all, and coffee is a big deal here. But unlike many coffee snobs I know, my favorite is a simple cup of Yuban drip coffee with a splash of … Continue reading

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My English Garden

Is it really a walk if the farthest you get is your own backyard? I say yes, yes it is. And a beautiful walk indeed when lavender and candytuft, bleeding hearts and lilac trees, are in bloom, iris are promising … Continue reading

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My Divine Defense

My friend Rachel Lulich issued a challenge to write a poem a week based on one of the devotions included in Charles H. Spurgeon’s Faith’s Checkbook. I’m always up for a good challenge, and the devotional was only 99 cents for Kindle, … Continue reading

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Maundy

He gave a mandate to remember Him Whenever we eat this wafer thin We are to ponder His final sup Whenever we drink from this cup Symbols of His loving sacrifice Only our Jesus will suffice To pay for our … Continue reading

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My Valentine

How does he love me? I’ve lost count of the ways He shows new ones every day Sometimes it’s fixing plumbing Other times it’s a passionate kiss Bringing lunch to surprise me Making my life pure bliss Planting flowers in … 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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