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These Birds Have Flown

= – = – = I love my firstborn, Emily Grace— With two little kids, She keeps quite a pace! Staying in touch Can be a rat race, And it takes many hours To drive to her place. = – … Continue reading

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The Battle Rages On!

My EYES have seen the wretchedness Of all my awful acts. There are TIMES when I deceive myself, But THEN I must face facts: It’s a STRUGGLE of the flesh; I must do MORE than just react! The BATTLE rages … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Meth House

The other day, a dear friend was lamenting the issues of the world: crime, poverty, politics, taxes, injustice. I’ve been thinking about advice I gave my friend in reply: I asked him to imagine a meth lab—a toxic haven of … Continue reading

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Letting Bygones Be Bygones

Simba, The Lion King, laments to Rafiki about facing his past. So Rafiki hits Simba on the head with a stick. “Ow! What was that for?” “It doesn’t matter. It’s in the past.  Haha!” “Yeah, but it still hurts.” For … Continue reading

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