Tag Archives: Quadrille

The Truth about Riches

They say you can’t take it with you That’s probably true Money won’t pay your way to get into heaven Whether you are rich or poor the price is the same to atone for sin Only Jesus, the half shekel, … Continue reading

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Risen

We shout He is risen but do we understand the importance of the rising of the Son of man? Today on Easter Monday and tomorrow and the next we need not be fearful worried or perplexed Hope has risen freeing us … Continue reading

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My Ace in the Hole

Some days I’ve been dealt a miserable hand no matching suits nothing nearing a straight not even a pair But I’ve good cards too A queen or four Even a full house at times And always I’ve had my Ace … Continue reading

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Trolling for Jesus

The congregation trolled the hymn Just two lines repeated o’er and o’er Jesus, remember me When You come into Your kingdom Voices loud, ringing out As the thief upon the cross Until the final round was done Was that the … Continue reading

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My Dog Spike

If you knew a dog named Spike was coming to visit Would you expect a Great Dane? Perhaps a Pit Bull? Maybe a Caucasian Mountain Dog They are huge and intimidating Because Spike screams intimidation, doesn’t it? But not if … Continue reading

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Territorial

He zips in, takes a sip His long tongue rippling The sweet drink Backs up, forward again Then zip, he’s gone Should a rival dare to sip His nectar sweet and fine He’ll chase the interloper off He declares: All … Continue reading

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The Art of Revision

“Pick a different word,” she wrote “This word appears 44 times in this manuscript. Use your thesaurus.” So I change pain to anguish or misery Substitute torment for suffering Replace anger with outrage Switch adore for love Editing is about … Continue reading

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