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No more dark night

Time to get this deeply moving poem here, written by a young missionary friend of mine (who I met through Perspectives). It gives you a glimpse of what she has suffered, through sharing Christ with those who so desperately need … Continue reading

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finishing up Fall

Quick, quick! One more Fall poem before the Christmas things start up! (Would you believe, I’m to begin the Christmas Story for the 3-year olds next Wednesday?! And yes, I’ve switched to the 3-year olds, for my Wednesday morning volunteering.) … Continue reading

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Stop, Listen

There are not enough posts in my blog for the “fall” tag to show up, so here’s another Fall poem: O wild West Wind, thou breath of Autumn’s being, Thou, from whose unseen presence the leaves dead Are driven, like … Continue reading

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Time to eat fat and watch hockey…

It’s high time we had a poem! Here’s one that doesn’t seem that cheery, but it is funny. And of course, lots of us can relate to the part about the cat! Also, the author is Canadian… have you heard … Continue reading

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“they just pretend”

Ways to celebrate October: get out for an early morning walk/run, have one last ice cream, or perhaps french fries from a Chip Truck, on a warm Fall day, get a haircut, to lessen that cool-weather, fly-away electricity, gather around … Continue reading

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“Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness…”

It seems fitting, after the beautiful photos I found on my morning run, that we should have some poetry. How about a little Keats? Just a little– To Autumn John Keats, 1795 – 1821 Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, … Continue reading

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of horses and pastors

It’s not to suggest that there is any special meaning when I share these things, but it’s just kinda neat: my Old Testament reading was about God creating man like himself (yes, I’ve started all over, in order to use … Continue reading

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The Fly, by William Blake, 1757 – 1827 Little fly, Thy summer’s play My thoughtless hand Has brushed away. Am not I A fly like thee? Or art not thou A man like me? For I dance And drink and … Continue reading

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Have a summerful day.

You should read more poetry. (Meaning, I should!) It’s like living in a light bulb, with the leaves Like filaments and the sky a shell of thin, transparent glass Enclosing the late heaven of a summer day, a canopy Of … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary Christine & Richard!

I was right! Start talking about scripture, and I get lots more views! (It doesn’t tell me who viewed me, just how many.) What I’ve been doing lately, is trying to come up with an “application sentence” (as Rick Warren … Continue reading

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