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Prayer for the Lord’s Day

With his resurrection upon the first day of the week, Christ established a New Sabbath… and gave a new hope to the world. Continue reading

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Hope of Harvest

Submission is the beginning of peace,
humility the beginning of wisdom,
repentance the beginning of healing. Continue reading

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Through All These Days

We found we could not stay
in that Eden

but believed that Free Will
was worth the tilling of thorns and thistles.
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Faith and Action

Sometimes it’s acceptance, sometimes it’s hope, sometimes it’s anger… whatever it takes to move us forward as long as we move in a good direction… Continue reading

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Blackberry Winter

Sometimes, just when things look really promising, some sort of adversity shows up. Keep going! Blackberry Winter doesn’t last forever… Continue reading

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In Memory of Vachel Murphy

Even in the cruelness of cancer,
faith still holds in the passing,
shared lives still bear the blessing
of those who sleep in Jesus. Continue reading

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My First Poetry Book

I am happy to announce that after thirty years of serious writing, my first poetry book has been published. Continue reading

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