Tag Archives: Peace

Surviving or Thriving

I was reposting old posts for Lent, and I will continue that plan tomorrow, but today I thought I’d do something a little different. Like much of the country, I’ve been working from home for a little over a week … Continue reading

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Fearful and Courageous

With so much fear and anxiety over the coronavirus these days, I thought I’d share a poem I wrote five years ago. It seemed appropriate. May it help you be courageous though fearful in these challenging times. Courageous The giants … Continue reading

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Cast All Your Anxiety on Jesus

Fear and worry are common in our society, today more than ever. Given the current global pandemic, fear is etched on many faces. But fear is nothing new. We simply have a new thing to fear. Even without the threat … Continue reading

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Don’t Focus on the Light and Momentary

One of my favorite Bible passages during troubled times is 2 Corinthians 4:16-18: Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles … Continue reading

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Finding Peace, Not Fear

I wrote this poem about five years ago. It seemed appropriate for today. Giving up Fear I learned of your anxiety This news I’m sad to hear I long ago was in your shoes Crippled by my fear You daren’t … Continue reading

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The Art and Joy of Continual Prayer

Brother Lawrence once wrote: “There is not in the world a kind of life more sweet and delightful than that of a continual conversation with God.” That’s easy for a monk to say. What did Brother Lawrence have to do … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #10

We are at week 10 and spring is on its way. That’s my story and I’m stickin’ to it because spring is what the world needs. Oh wait, that’s our prompt for the week: what the world needs. And the … Continue reading

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Jesus Overflowing

This poem was originally posted last April on Anchored Voices, where you can read a new poem from me every month. The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and … 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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2020 Vision

I’d love to have perfect vision as the year begins anew If only these glasses on my face offered an eternal view Better than perfect eyesight would be to clearly see God’s plan and vision of the future for you … Continue reading

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