Category Archives: Christianity

A Psalm of Lament

. A Cry to God   I’m not very fancy at praying (But that’s no secret to You)! Often, Your Spirit’s groanings Are about all that I can do.   So maybe if I write it out, In the early … Continue reading

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Yeast.

= – = – = It had been awhile since we’d had otherworldly food: We were fallow, and spiritually broke. So the devil sent a guy—with good things to say: An attractive, amiable bloke! = – = – = We … Continue reading

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The Hope Factor

I just heard a couple of devotionals: the first, about our tendency to want paradise on earth (not possible); the second was on our response to this (non-paradise) earth: cursing, or mourning. I see a common theme, which I will … Continue reading

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59 and Holding

Next week I begin my 60th year. (What the heck??? !)  I decided to look it up and—to my relief—according to Wikipedia, I’ve still got plenty of time in middle-age. (Whew.) Being a “suddenly-emptied” nester, I find myself often in … Continue reading

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I Don’t Ask Enough

= – = I don’t ask enough: Of the One Who can give me much! = – = So I flounder alone, Confused, In self-pity and such: = – = Wasted time— In dire need— Of The Master’s Touch. = … Continue reading

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The UNITED states

Thank you, public servants, Donald and Barack: So far, we still have freedoms— To defend, worship, and talk. And though I don’t agree With everything you do, I’m thankful for a government— And to vote for you… or you. They … Continue reading

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“10% Happier”

After he suffered a panic attack on national television, journalist Dan Harris made a change. No, I haven’t read his book on meditation, 10% Happier, but it resonated with me after viewing a documentary on minimalism. “Ten percent happier”: I … Continue reading

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