Tag Archives: Love

Thoughts on Lent

Lamb of God, slain for me Eternal One, Thy love I see Now and forever, I turn to Thee Thou are my life – set me free

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Willing to Empathize

The words sympathy and empathy are, according to the dictionary, synonyms. Many people use them interchangeably, but they don’t mean exactly the same thing. I can sympathize with pretty much anyone if I want to, but there are many people … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #12

Woooohoooo! We made it to a dozen! Are you all as excited as I am? Given the current state of the world, it’s the little things that keep us going. This week our paint chip prompt is to write about … Continue reading

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Hate Never Wins

When we read in 1 Corinthians 13 what love is, it is easy to say to ourselves “I do all those things. I’m patient, I’m kind.” Focusing on what love is makes it easy to conclude that we do, in … Continue reading

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Words That Stir

These words stir in my soul peace and angst, insight and confusion, mercy and fury. These words, this shortest verse: Jesus wept Cause me to weep and to jump for joy! What, dear heart, do they stir in you? Do … Continue reading

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Holding Fast to Faith, Hope, and Love

I don’t fully understand all that happens in life. I don’t understand why cancer is so prevalent. I don’t understand why sports figures, actors, and corporate CEOs make millions of dollars while those who seem to contribute more to society … Continue reading

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All You Need Is Love

In our impoverished English language we use the word love in many different ways. I love my spouse, I love my dog, I love chocolate, I love my new shoes, I loved that movie I watched last night, I love … Continue reading

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The Spirit Gives Life

To God be all glory for His great gift Passing by Moses hidden in the rift Giving grace to the faithful, not the swift The letter kills, but the Spirit gives life*  Compassion is at the heart of God’s name … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #9

Are we still here? Yes! Yes we are. We made it to #9 and I have a couple of regular players. Will you join them? Paint Chip Poetry is a blast! I promise I really do pick these words at … Continue reading

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I Sing a Song of Love

The seeds of a poem were planted during a Zoom call with my Author Access group. I love this group. Technically it’s just a group of students in an author marketing course run by Alice Crider. But it’s become so … Continue reading

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