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The Truth about Riches

They say you can’t take it with you That’s probably true Money won’t pay your way to get into heaven Whether you are rich or poor the price is the same to atone for sin Only Jesus, the half shekel, … Continue reading

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Jesus Is All

He is all I need Heavenly Bread on which to feed Sustains me when spiritual hunger pains Deeply mire my soul in chains He is all I desire Divine Light when darkness is dire Illuminates the path of truth Redeems me from sins of … Continue reading

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May Day

My eyes have seen the bleeding hearts and iris bursting forth All the lilacs blooming with their intoxicating scent Yesterday was April, now my favorite month is here Divine creation reveals to us its most beautiful vibrant colors All the … Continue reading

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Illusion of Control

Like the power of the Wizard of Oz control is an illusion Just when I think I know how things will go I’m thrown into a state of confusion The illusion fades into oblivion and then And then what? I … Continue reading

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The Big Seven-O

As he drove his big pick-up truck around the circle at Friends Landing, the furrowed brow and tilted head said he wasn’t quite sure what he was seeing. We actually fooled him. You’d think at 70 there wouldn’t be much … Continue reading

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What Is a Poem?

Some say a poem must have a rhyme scheme All of the good ones do it would seem Some say a poem must have certain meter Iambic pentameter is quite beyond me Some say a poem must be truly obscure … 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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