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Gathering Treasure

Once upon a time I gathered grievances like treasure stored in my heart pain without measure I held tight to my rights I learned in time to gather forgiveness instead like leftover pieces of miracle bread when the 5,000 were … Continue reading

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Nina, Tiny but Mighty

Between Good Friday and Easter of this year, a sweet young woman from my church, the daughter of a dear friend, went home to be with Jesus. She fought a week-long battle with complications from the flu that infected her … Continue reading

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My Divine Defense

My friend Rachel Lulich issued a challenge to write a poem a week based on one of the devotions included in Charles H. Spurgeon’s Faith’s Checkbook. I’m always up for a good challenge, and the devotional was only 99 cents for Kindle, … Continue reading

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The Shepherd’s Door

The door the Shepherd opened No one can ever close The door to His tomb was sealed How it was opened He knows By it He made the only way For us to be redeemed Though the people thought He … Continue reading

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Good Friday Mystery

The thick veil ripped in two Darkness covered all the land As the Spirit of God departed the body of Jesus the man How it transpired a mystery Our fragile minds cannot grasp Sins on the cross all forgiven When … Continue reading

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Maundy

He gave a mandate to remember Him Whenever we eat this wafer thin We are to ponder His final sup Whenever we drink from this cup Symbols of His loving sacrifice Only our Jesus will suffice To pay for our … Continue reading

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The Light of the World

Even with the Light among them Many walked in darkness Refusing to believe What their own eyes had seen Others believed in Him But remained in the shadows Fearing to be known As a follower of the true Light But … Continue reading

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