Tag Archives: Hope

No Comparison

  When was the last time you compared yourself to someone else? Be honest—it was pretty recent, wasn’t it? For me, it was just yesterday. In this social media age the tendency seems to be getting worse. But the comparison … Continue reading

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Wondering Why

Swirling thoughts implode upon each other in a dance I can’t control though I try to refocus emotions that smother radiant heat of sun high in blue sky I wrestle with questions wondering why my life filled with memories of … 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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Deep Waters

Tears and sorrow overwhelmed me day after day after week after year No relief in sight as hopelessness appeared to win and then He drew me out of deep waters Each day presents a new challenge or the same challenge … Continue reading

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I’m Fine?

At level 3 or 4 on the pain scale you can ignore the pain most of the time Until it’s no longer a 4 but a 5 or a 6 instead As I fight to ignore the neck pain the … Continue reading

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Risen

We shout He is risen but do we understand the importance of the rising of the Son of man? Today on Easter Monday and tomorrow and the next we need not be fearful worried or perplexed Hope has risen freeing us … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Prayer

Prayer flies heaven-circling like hawk swirling on a thermal wave Prayer settles cross-laden dreams deep in the heart and soul Prayer floats water-spoken currents of faith in the Creator Prayer praises ocean-breached majesty of desert deliverance Prayer drowns tear-culled pain … Continue reading

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