Tag Archives: Service

Following God’s GPS

Today a group from my church is headed to a local women’s shelter to cook and serve a delicious and nutritious dinner for the residents. The facility, called Shepherd’s Door, provides more than just shelter for the women and children … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Today

We plan to serve others Tomorrow, next week Six months from now But don’t miss chances to encourage and uplift today Let us see the way Lord, show us how _______________________________ This poem for Day #29 of NaPoWriMo is inspired by … Continue reading

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Ode to the Road

They say the road to hell is paved with good intentions Philanthropy lauded in the news Love of the limelight for altruism Millions spent by famous ones who garner billions upon billions start foundations seeking donations from peasants in need … 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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Let Us Love – A Poem

Dear children, let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and in truth¹ Let us love with hands that heal and feet that go where we are needed most Let us love with our gifts of food … Continue reading

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Filling the Void

Yesterday a group from my church went to a local women’s shelter to cook and serve dinner for the residents. The facility, called Shepherd’s Door, provides more than just shelter for the women and children who live there. They provide … Continue reading

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Service – A Triolet

This poem started as just the first three lines as I was preparing to head off to my small group meeting to discuss our Christian tool of “service.” Then I decided to turn it into a triolet. The meter isn’t … Continue reading

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Being the Love of Christ for a Hurting World

I have been nominated to be on the Board of Elders for my church, which is both a great honor and a big responsibility. Even though the official vote isn’t until tomorrow night, I was invited to attend a joint meeting … Continue reading

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My Hands Are His Hands

I’m reading through Jeremiah as part of my Bible-in-a-year reading schedule. The other night I read Jeremiah 13. Probably the primary lesson of this chapter is the warning against pride, which in my opinion is the sin that is the root … Continue reading

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For Heaven’s Sake Help Others

I love Johnny Cash. He is my all-time favorite singer. His music is so real and honest, whether he is singing about love, murder, or some other aspect of life. But my favorite Johnny Cash music is his gospel recording. … Continue reading

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