Monthly Archives: January 2011

Little Sister Saves the Day

My sister didn’t talk in sentences yet, so she was probably two or three years old. I was no older than five. When we went out to play, I was responsible for watching her. On this particular day, the two … Continue reading

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Not the Woman I Will Be – Not the Woman I Was

LORD I shine like the stars at night Until a horsefly lands On my nose or A horse steps hard On my toes – There goes… LORD I celebrate each conquest You bring into my life But when I believe … Continue reading

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I Think It Still Is

Remember when we were kids I was ten and you were eight Life was fun It was my cookie You ate I know you gave it back Why would I want it back After you licked it You licked my … Continue reading

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Whom the LORD Loves…

Hope – my soul’s manna Brings springtime in my spirit The silent sweet commencement Of holy expectations borne On wings of rising faith I see you separate the clouds I see sunshine bathing wounds Festered feelings healing Dying spirits alive … Continue reading

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Hush the Whistling Wind

Why LORD why Am I prone to wander Why do I endlessly stray Why does the whistling wind Cause me to lose my way Why when you’ve Cuddled me near your heart Shattered the shackles that held me Should not … Continue reading

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Irish Beef Stew or Proximity Thereto

The morning comes too soon No sweat – I can wake up Guest stayed overnight Brew coffee – serve breakfast Start the day off right Guest is gone and I’ve made my way Clear through blogosphere Hubby is watching a … Continue reading

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Let Me See Through the Eye of Faith

Looking through my finite eye On a troubled world I see Bleakness Desolation Despair Looking through your infinite eye I see Glittering A lively universe Cuddled securely in the palm Of Your hand Father in Heaven keep me From tunnel … Continue reading

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Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth

How do I find the meaning How do I make up my mind Read and pray read and pray The day will finally come The day will come most certainly That we’ll understand more fully God’s precious Word of Truth … Continue reading

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Only Yesterday

Two young girls smiling Grandfather eating fish One whole fish staring back at him Grandmother with her steak Cooked way too much Laughing together Enjoying restaurant food My sister with her steak well done And I with mine cooked rare … Continue reading

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One Expectation

The weight of the world On my shoulders The care of the masses In my heart My eyes focused On our sorrows My ears set To their cries Little Have I To give Less to save For a cushion One … Continue reading

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Wherever you go, I will go…

Ten years earlier Naomi, with her husband and two sons, had journeyed to Moab because famine plagued their beloved Bethlehem. During their stay in Moab, Naomi’s husband died, her two sons married women of Moab; and next, of all downturns … Continue reading

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The Best Is Yet and Forever

I watch you shine in my life As You fill my heart with hope My days with pleasure spill over I thank you LORD for your favor All this is but the beginning I praise You LORD of my life … Continue reading

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Says My Heart

What will I do if the well runs dry Where will I go if the rent’s too high Who’ll stay by me if my friends all fly The LORD Says my heart The LORD Who made the earth and flung … Continue reading

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Who Is Like You

In my blackest night If there be no light If wrong seems right Dreams blur my sight Will you be there I will guide you with my eye If hope’s glow goes dim If I forget where I’ve been And … Continue reading

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Bless God of Heaven

Drum Roll for 1/1/11 One / one / eleven Coming from Heaven Ramp up for an exciting ride We know the signs of the times say This age draws near its end But we have a great God of GRACE … Continue reading

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