Tag Archives: Mercy

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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Prayer Sparks

Despair sparks desperation sends me to my knees I want to cry I don’t know why Sobbing turns to prayer deep in my soul Mercy sparks forgiveness sends me to my knees I find healing for this desperate feeling Life … Continue reading

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Anger Gone Awry

She told me I had a right to be angry And so anger became my constant companion Thoughts of self-defense courses fled I dwelt on thoughts of revenge instead I was obsessed with Murderous meditations If I had a gun I’d shoot … Continue reading

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Who Am I?

A Quadrille self-portrait for dverse Poets Pub. ——– I am afraid at my core but courageous because I know God loves me I am survivor, forgiver I am a killer, but forgiven I am an introverted extrovert straddling the line … Continue reading

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My Road

My road began bright and cheery Birds sang sweet, lovely flowers bloomed It would always be I assumed Then it became dark and dreary With each step I grew more weary When I tried to walk all alone Plagued by despair of … Continue reading

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Nothin’ But the Blood – An Elfje

Crimson Jesus’ blood Trustworthy and true Mercy to my soul Salvation _____________________________ A little elfje for NaPoWriMo Day 15, and while you’re at it check out Jars of Clay and The Blind Boys of Alabama singing Nothin’ But the Blood … Continue reading

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The Wild Blue Yonder

Today the sun is shining bright The sky is cerulean blue Spring flowers bloom ev’rywhere I see that God is ev’rywhere Because of His countenance bright My spirit is sunny, not blue Honesty of the heavens blue Reveals God’s mercy … Continue reading

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