Category Archives: jpoetry/prose

A MAN & HIS DOG

This is an older writing of mine, but it is one of my favorite memories of looking for the beauty in living.  Sometimes we can get so lost in the busyness of life, we fail to notice the lessons we can … Continue reading

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FLAMES OF PROTEST

Burning in the night – a blazing image of protest. Flames lick the sky as people chant and cry. Voices screaming for vengeance – hearts broken. A life lost – another saved – an angry crowd. God tells us that … Continue reading

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THANK YOU, LORD!

I’m thankful for my life, though I don’t always say it. It sometimes takes a special day to coax words out and pray it. I thank God for His Only Son, who came to bring me life; I’m grateful for … Continue reading

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End of Autumn

The once brilliant crimson and gilded leaves have all fallen. Only a few persistent “hanger-onners” cling to empty branches. The ominous grey clouds fill with crystals of ice and in no time the desolation will be covered with a blanket … Continue reading

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Jesus is our light

Our daily walk is empty when we fail to share God’s light. He shows us how to do this by example through Christ’s life. He’ll ask us when we get there, what we ever did for Him. We can rest assured … Continue reading

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The Price of Freedom

What is the price of liberty? Where lies the victor’s prize? Is it in bodies laying still, beneath the cold, dark skies? The cost to win our freedom cannot be seen in life, But in the brave hearts smitten to take away … Continue reading

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God Is Not Dead!

One nation under God,” is what our founders said, But something happened on the way. They now say God is dead. I know our God lives on. He stands at heaven’s gate. And He will bring our nation back from … Continue reading

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Guilt

I’m met by guilt on every day. It sweeps my peace of mind away. It starts with little things at dawn – why did I go and sleep so long? My socks don’t match – my hair’s a mess. Did … Continue reading

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My Halloween Blood Test

My day started out on a rather weird note. I was met at the lab by a girl in black coat. There was blood on her hands and her hair was a flutter. She rolled up my sleeve. Not a … Continue reading

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Death Has No Power Over Me

When death approaches our front door, it seems a dreadful thought, But just imagine what’s in store. With Angels we’ll be brought. The gates of heaven opened wide, the throne of God we’ll see. Our Savior at the Father’s side, … Continue reading

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