Tag Archives: Mark

Friends

We are in the middle of a sermon series at church called Faith by the Numbers. We are on number 4, True Friendship, based on the story in Mark 2:1-12 in which the 4 friends lower their paralyzed friend down … Continue reading

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The Widow’s Offering – A Pantoum

This poem was inspired by the story of the widow’s offering recorded in Mark 12:41-44. I wrote it for an Advent devotional that my church is putting together. Each daily reading from the devotional will be offered for all to … Continue reading

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Advent and the Second Coming

The season of Advent is about anticipating our celebration of the coming of Christ into the world. But it is also about anticipating His second coming into the world at the end of time. For that reason, our pastor gave … Continue reading

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Enough – A Poem

I like to believe that no matter what happens in this life, Jesus would be enough for me. But having never had that idea truly tested I can’t be sure. But I am thankful that God loves me even when … Continue reading

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Children – A Poem

My son is one of the greatest blessings I have ever known. I often hear parents complain about how terrible their teenagers are, but I really can’t relate because my son is the most generous, kind, and loving person I … Continue reading

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A Busy Week Like No Other

Did you ever have one of those weeks where there was just so much that needed to be done, and it all had to be done before the end of the week? The next week would be too late. There … Continue reading

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The Widow’s Offering of Encouragement

On my desk at work I have one of those little pocket-sized books; you know the kind that are 3″ x 2½” that you find in the checkout line at the bookstore? The one on my desk is called Daily Prayer. Each page includes … Continue reading

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Wacky Advice – Forgiveness

It’s only mid-January, and already I’ve hit a day where I don’t know what to write about, but I committed to posting every day in 2011. So I thought I would check out the ideas at The Daily Post at … Continue reading

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Credit Where Credit Is Due

As part of the Post-a-Day 2011 Challenge, The Daily Post at WordPress.com has been providing an optional writing prompt to get bloggers started. Although I won’t use their prompt on most days, I have already found one that I like. It … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Mustard Seed

I’m not a big fan of mustard and never have been. I know it’s an important ingredient in things like potato salad and egg salad, but I don’t like the strong taste of mustard on hamburgers, hot dogs, or sandwiches. … Continue reading

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