Category Archives: Winter

body & soul

What if true love is found in the very place we most deserve to be rejected? …(1 John 4:9-10) …The One who knows you best, loves you most. You can trust the God who hung on the cross for you. … Continue reading

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Wild Cards for a Winning Hand

My parents are coming for a visit tomorrow, and one of our favourite things to do together, is play cards. If you’ve ever played cards, you know how important the wild cards are. You can’t help what you’ve been dealt, … Continue reading

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Just don’t think about it.

What are you tempted by? My reading this morning included something about temptation, and my first thought was that nothing was tempting me. Think again Crazy! the temptation to be mad all day about Apple’s latest OS X… three different … Continue reading

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That winter I got lost… among other things…

The other day I posted a sentence about running up hills–the great thing is that you get to come down them again. A similar thing is when you’ve been sick (or agonized over someone else being sick): it feels sooooo … Continue reading

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frost warning!

HA! I was going to save this next Luci Shaw poem for the Fall, but it actually will fit here well enough! :D First flurry The white on the windshield is, variously, organdy-flocking; stars stuck on a sky; (a cold … Continue reading

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sun!

SCANDALOUS: this poem was written for the boyfriend I had before my husband! But it’s one of the very few I’ve written that actually rhymes… as to that, for poets like me, rhyming usually means it’s, well… not deep. ;) … Continue reading

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unfleshed dreams

OK, so this is kind of depressing… wish I’d noticed it for one of my Lenten posts! It’s excellent poetry, doing a good job of expressing something. So I’ll do a more upbeat one right away, to make up for … Continue reading

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on cross-country skiing at night…

So this one was ACTUALLY PUBLISHED… in the local paper. :)  Just had to pick another snow-poem, in honour of what’s coming. Besides, I’m dying to use that squirrel-in-the-snow picture again! Moon Communion Fresh, full flood of glow-light Renders glisteny … Continue reading

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time to escape to a beach?

I’ve finally found a poem of mine that I really like! It’s so short though, that I’m going to put in another one first, then the short one at the end. This could be called “Winter Dawn Part II”. The … Continue reading

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when you happen to catch the sun rising

OK, this “poem” is really bad, but sharp with memory. It’s from when I used to work night shift as a Nurse’s Aid at the local Nursing Home. Let me tell you, nurses are people who are on their feet … Continue reading

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