Tag Archives: strength

Praying for Strength and Stamina

Eighteen hours of remodeling in one day can leave an old man tired and sore… and happy. Continue reading

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Power Lift

Sometimes stubbornness can be a good thing; sometimes not so much. Continue reading

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A Prayer for Strength and Comfort

In the midst of our deepest struggles, we should always remember that God’s own Spirit intercedes for us, “with groanings too deep for words.” Continue reading

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The Sum of Years

In the long hours of darkness,
when the tender tends to harden in me,
I find myself closing off the path to closeness,
consoling myself with the ghosts of loneliness. Continue reading

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A Whisper of Faith

ool air eases in through the window,
something less than a breeze,
just a soft flowing of the night. Continue reading

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Stormy Morning

But, we know,
if we endure the temporary
of something other than expectation,
life has its way of turning back
to the ways that need less explanation. Continue reading

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Here It Comes

It may be that today’s heat index will indeed reach the projected one-hundred-and-twelve degree mark. Continue reading

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