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100% of Statistics Are Just Numbers

Mark Twain popularized the saying: “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” But even when statistics are an accurate representation of the truth, they amount to nothing more than numbers. It’s easy to ignore outrageous statistics, … Continue reading

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Fear, My Foe

My adversary fueled by lies half-truths in disguise You shan’t win oh dreaded fear if I hold truth ever near My devilish foe all deceit my Advocate I’d have you meet He is Truth and the Way You shan’t win … Continue reading

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A Minute of My Story

Do you want to hear my story Parts are gory I think you don’t Listen you won’t I feel compelled to write it all Each trip and fall Won’t you please read Hear my heart bleed I write to bring … Continue reading

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I’m a Double Finalist

I’m so excited! I entered a poem in the Published Poetry category and my memoir in the Unpublished Memoir category of the Oregon Christian Writers Cascade Writing Contest this year. The deadline to enter was March 31 and I’ve been … Continue reading

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Echoes of Peace

My fear rises The verse echoes in my mind Do not be anxious, pray, be thankful Peace reigns in my heart I see her fear The verse echoes from my mouth Do not be anxious, let’s pray, be thankful Peace … Continue reading

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Valley of Trouble

There I will give her back her vineyards,     and will make the Valley of Achor a door of hope. There she will respond as in the days of her youth,     as in the day she came up out of Egypt. Hosea 2:15 … Continue reading

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Valley of Tears

As they pass through the Valley of Baka, they make it a place of springs; the autumn rains also cover it with pools. Psalm 84:6 (NIV). My Savior will dry all my tears The Lord God knows all my fears … Continue reading

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