Tag Archives: Truth

Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #24

It’s week 24, almost halfway through the year of weekly prompts. Some weeks it’s been harder than others to get this posted. This is one of those weeks. You may have noticed this wasn’t up at 7:00 a.m. as usual. … Continue reading

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My New Poetry Journal

I created this new guided poetry journal, titled Harness the Power of Your #MeToo Story, as a tool to help women (and men) overcome the shame and fear that often follow sexual assault. As long as your story is a … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #20

It’s week 20 of the paint chip prompts. In this crazy time, the prompt for today is quite appropriate and timely. Now that so many of our usual activities are curtailed, it’s more important than ever to understand The Key … Continue reading

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The Flower Fades

Summer is my favorite season, but spring is a close second. If lilacs lasted longer, spring would easily take first place. But lilacs fade so soon after blooming. Their intoxicating scent is fleeting. Their vibrant purples whither to brown. If … Continue reading

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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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Don’t Let Fear Win

In these challenging times in which we are living, fear seems to be a common response. It is certainly prudent to be cautious and follow CDC guidelines to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Fear of how the economy will … Continue reading

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A Prayer for What’s Best

C.S. Lewis is one of my favorite Christian authors. It can take some thought to get the point he is making in some of this writings, but the wisdom that I gain is well worth the effort. In Letters to … Continue reading

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God’s Crazy Plan—It Just Might Work

Joshua 5:13 – 6:27 is titled “The Fall of Jericho.” It’s a fairly familiar story. All of Israel had just crossed the Jordan River to take Jericho, as God had instructed Joshua. Many scholars believe that the commander of the … Continue reading

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The Best Defense

All of mankind has a problem. Every one of us has broken the law in one way or another during our lives. The Bible puts it this way, “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” … Continue reading

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Jesus Overflowing

This poem was originally posted last April on Anchored Voices, where you can read a new poem from me every month. The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and … Continue reading

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