Tag Archives: Trials

Keep Walking

Sometimes in life we find ourselves in a deep, dark valley. Often it feels more like a narrow slot canyon where no sunshine can reach. The Narrows slot canyon at Zion National Park is 18 miles long and if you … Continue reading

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The Joshua Tree

The desert dry, the bitter heat Home sweet home to prickly pear Lizards striped and scorpions mean A climate only the strong can bear King of them all, the Joshua Tree A reminder of Who watches and cares Waters the … Continue reading

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My Prayer

Precious Heavenly Father Lord God Almighty Maker of heaven and earth of all that is, seen and unseen You are my Rock and my Redeemer my ever-present help in times of trouble my comfort in times of grief and pain … Continue reading

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My Avenger

I cry out to God Let him burn in hell May his soul decay in a prison cell I listen for my enemy’s death knell Vengeance is Mine saith the Lord A record of each transgression I keep Deep wounds of … Continue reading

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Stillborn

One of my nieces asked me to write a poem for her good friend who had a miscarriage at 35 weeks. She knows that I’ve had a miscarriage and write poetry, and she said all the ones she could find … Continue reading

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Breaking the Rules

It’s not about mercy if your destination is Alcatraz It’s not about rehabilitation if you’ve ended up here on the Rock Don’t plan to escape if you try the dig, dash, and dive you won’t be eating shark dinner in … Continue reading

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Valley of Trouble

There I will give her back her vineyards,     and will make the Valley of Achor a door of hope. There she will respond as in the days of her youth,     as in the day she came up out of Egypt. Hosea 2:15 … Continue reading

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