Tag Archives: Word of God

My Redeemer Is Alive

I was commissioned to write lyrics for a song based on some passages of the book of Job. Though he liked what I wrote, ultimately, the person who commissioned me decided to use snippets of the KJV version of the … Continue reading

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Food for the Hungry

Salty crisp potato chips tantalize my tongue because Ruffles have ridges but mostly Ruffles have flavor and they fill my belly already stuffed and bloated My stomach is fat My soul is lean Cold creamy Cherry Garcia swirls my taste … Continue reading

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For the Love of Coffee

I love coffee. I do live in the Pacific Northwest, after all, and coffee is a big deal here. But unlike many coffee snobs I know, my favorite is a simple cup of Yuban drip coffee with a splash of … Continue reading

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When the Orchid Blooms

Patience is a virtue. It’s a fruit of the Spirit, according to Galatians 5:22. Yet our human nature doesn’t want to wait. “How’s that book coming along? Is it published yet?” If I hear that question one more time, I … Continue reading

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This Is the Day

There is a famous and oft-quoted verse in Psalm 118:24: “This is the day that the Lord hath made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” We quote this verse on good days and bad, and it is a great … Continue reading

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Echoes of Peace

My fear rises The verse echoes in my mind Do not be anxious, pray, be thankful Peace reigns in my heart I see her fear The verse echoes from my mouth Do not be anxious, let’s pray, be thankful Peace … 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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