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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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Life Is Fragile – A Poem of Hope

This mortal life is fragile housed in these jars of clay Here we are living the good life then at the end of the day we may be struck down, bewildered by the impermanence of our stay Yet we know … Continue reading

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Jesus Is All My Righteousness

I seem to have had a bit of writer’s block lately, which is why I haven’t posted as much as usual in the past few weeks. I think it is because I’ve had a lot on my mind and have … Continue reading

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Along This Road – A Poem

As I was thinking about the post I wrote for yesterday about the Road to Emmaus, the first stanza of this poem came to me. I decided to share it as my Thankful Thursday post because I am thankful for … Continue reading

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More Hope for the Hopeless

Last week I devoted my Music Monday post to a playlist of “music that is particularly helpful to people who are in less than hopeful situations.” I ran out of time to create a complete list of my favorite encouraging … Continue reading

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When Did Pride Become a Virtue?

Yesterday I was listening to my iPod on shuffle and the old hymn “They Will Know We Are Christians by Our Love” sung by Jars of Clay came on. It’s a pretty good hymn, all about unity among Christians and, … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Love, God’s Love

I was listening to Jars of Clay the other day, and the song “Boys (Lesson One)” came on. It is such a beautiful song, and always makes me cry. The chorus and my favorite verse are: You’ll weather love and Lose … Continue reading

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