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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #15

It’s week 15 of the Paint Chip Poetry prompt, and the end of week 4 of many people in Oregon working from home because of the coronavirus pandemic. I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase “we’re all in this together” more … Continue reading

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The Bread of Life Broken for Us

Today is Maundy Thursday, the day we remember the Last Supper, when Jesus instituted the sacrament of communion, declaring the bread was His body broken for us. A number of years ago I wrote this recipe for Redemption and the … Continue reading

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Appreciating Solitude

I shared this thought on Facebook this morning, and since I hadn’t yet posted my Lent post for today I decided I would share it here also. Before the current pandemic, I had started rereading “Brave New World.” I truly … Continue reading

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Holy Week Thoughts on Jesus

Why He Came He healed the sick, the lame, the leper But that’s not why He came He gave the blind sight and drove out demons But that’s not why He came He fed the 5,000 plus women and children … Continue reading

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Finding Thankfulness

If I called today bliss I’d be remiss It’s Monday, after all The weekend had the gall To end far too early Leaving me feeling surly Yet I shan’t complain There’s not a drop of rain Plus there are blooming … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Fear Win

In these challenging times in which we are living, fear seems to be a common response. It is certainly prudent to be cautious and follow CDC guidelines to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Fear of how the economy will … Continue reading

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Intercession and Hope

Everyone experiences difficulties in life. It can be the loss of a job, an illness that never seems to end, a broken marriage and a broken heart, not being able to make ends meet, a physical or verbal attack by … Continue reading

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The Beauty of the Cross

The Beauty of the Cross Were you there when they crucified my Lord? Did you see the beauty of His wounds? The mockers could not see the love Shed in blood and tears I was not there but in my … Continue reading

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Limericks for Lent

I have written a few limericks over the years. Well, most of them were written in 2012. I thought I’d share some today for my Lent posting. There’s a man who was God come to earth He arrived by a … Continue reading

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Putting My Trust in Jesus

During this season of Lent, I am reminded of where I can place my trust, and that is in the One who loved me so much that He was willing to die for me even before I loved Him in … Continue reading

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