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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #37

It’s Thursday afternoon as I write this 37th paint chip poetry prompt. It’s been a struggle to concentrate on anything today as the skies and air around me becomes smokier by the minute and friends south of me are having … Continue reading

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Finding Thankfulness

If I called today bliss I’d be remiss It’s Monday, after all The weekend had the gall To end far too early Leaving me feeling surly Yet I shan’t complain There’s not a drop of rain Plus there are blooming … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Fear Win

In these challenging times in which we are living, fear seems to be a common response. It is certainly prudent to be cautious and follow CDC guidelines to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Fear of how the economy will … Continue reading

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Intercession and Hope

Everyone experiences difficulties in life. It can be the loss of a job, an illness that never seems to end, a broken marriage and a broken heart, not being able to make ends meet, a physical or verbal attack by … 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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A Prayer for What’s Best

C.S. Lewis is one of my favorite Christian authors. It can take some thought to get the point he is making in some of this writings, but the wisdom that I gain is well worth the effort. In Letters to … 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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So It Ends, and So It Begins

It began in the Westin Hotel pool on Maui. Well, truth be told, it began with a prayer four months earlier, the day I decided it was time to end 40 years of intense aquaphobia. I asked God to help … Continue reading

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God’s Perfect Timing

God’s timing is perfect. I keep forgetting that. Patience is not a virtue I come by naturally. Almost a year ago, pain in my left shoulder and arm sent me to my new primary physician for a solution. As a … Continue reading

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Standing in the Son

Thank You, Lord, for the sunshine Thank You, Jesus, for Your kindness Every blessing You give is divine Every gift from You is yes Amen

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