Tag Archives: Religion

Appreciating Solitude

I shared this thought on Facebook this morning, and since I hadn’t yet posted my Lent post for today I decided I would share it here also. Before the current pandemic, I had started rereading “Brave New World.” I truly … Continue reading

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The Spiritual Legacy of C.S. Lewis

Last night we went to see The Screwtape Letters performed by Max McLean. It was incredible! I love the book by C.S. Lewis and McLean brought it to life exquisitely. In honor of the play, I decided that for today’s … Continue reading

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Why Are We Surprised?

When people do terrible things, such as yesterday’s terrorist attacks in Paris or the most recent school shooting in Oregon last month, people are surprised. And when you believe, as our culture seems to, that people are basically good, the … Continue reading

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Jeremiah Preached the Gospel

I’ve been reading through Jeremiah, alternating with Hebrews, as part of my Bible-in-a-year reading schedule. I’m up to chapter 23 of Jeremiah, but I kept thinking about chapter 17. So I went back and re-read chapter 17 the other night. As … Continue reading

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God’s Condo

The prompt over at dVerse Poets Pub yesterday was to write a poem inspired by the art of Danny Gregory. I wrote one yesterday based on a sketch of dogs here. Then this morning getting ready for work I had … Continue reading

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Have You Read What He Said? – A Poem

You think He’s a prophet, a great teacher, nothing more, nothing less Seriously? Have you ever read the many crazy things He said? He spoke like a street corner sandwich-board From that time on Jesus began to preach, “Repent, for … Continue reading

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The End – A Poem of Hope

What will you hear When His coming is near Rumors of war Earthquakes galore Widespread famine Love of mammon Don’t be alarmed Your future is charmed By the gift of life That overcomes strife Peace will transcend When He comes … Continue reading

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The Widow’s Offering – A Pantoum

This poem was inspired by the story of the widow’s offering recorded in Mark 12:41-44. I wrote it for an Advent devotional that my church is putting together. Each daily reading from the devotional will be offered for all to … Continue reading

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He Paved the Way – A Poem

John the Baptist did not care What people thought of his wild hair Repent and be baptized his hue and cry Messiah is coming, His kingdom is nigh John the Baptist lost his head But because of Jesus he is … Continue reading

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Worthy to Be Praised – A Psalm of Sorts

When I consider the immensity of my sins I can scarcely bear the weight of shame Yet You bore it all, not only mine but the sins of the whole world You are worthy to be praised When I consider … Continue reading

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