Tag Archives: Pride

Hot Air

Her ego filled the room like hot air fills a balloon If only she’d jump in the basket and float up, up and away Spare me from her know-it-all contradictory statements But alas, she does not so I smile and … Continue reading

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The Battle Within – A Poem

The challenge over at dVerse Poets Pub today is to write about war. As I was reading the prompt, a song came on my iPod (on shuffle) about the war between sinner and saint within each of us. And it just … Continue reading

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From Regret to Delight – A Mathematical Series Poem

The lesson and challenge over at dVerse Poets Pub Form for All today is to write a poem based on a mathematical series. I chose the counting series 1 to 5 and then in reverse for mys second stanza. I … Continue reading

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The Misery of Pride

I’ve been listening to a lot of Dwight Yoakam lately because I went to see him here in Portland last week with my cousin. The concert was awesome, but I wish he would have sung a few more of his … Continue reading

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More Thoughts on Forgiveness

Yesterday I was monitoring a special-accommodation bar exam applicant, which always gives me a little time to read and write. After I posted my poem about forgiveness from my netbook, I started to read a book my sister-in-law Pam gave … Continue reading

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Grace Is Not New

Many characterize the Old Testament as a book of God’s wrath and the New Testament as a book of God’s grace. But as I read the whole of scripture, I find grace and wrath throughout. There is grace for the … Continue reading

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Forgiveness – A Poem

Father, must I again offer forgiveness when I am right and he is wrong? Give me a soft heart so I am able to forgive, to gain victory over my sinful pride. Each new day pride says I’m right. Now … Continue reading

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