Life is a dance, Full of joy, sorrow and grace. Sometimes we feel like doing a reel, And sometimes we feel like dancing in place. We never know what music will come, As we dance through this thing we call life, But if we keep dancing and give it our all, We'll find in the … Continue reading Dancing Through Life
My life is so crowded, It is jammed like an old dam, when the river runs faster than the narrow strait will allow. Ideas, like logs, get bottlenecked. Feelings move so swiftly, it is hard to know which one to let through first. Chores stack up like cordwood, all needing to be burned through, … Continue reading Log Jam
Oh, how I love Jesus! He took away my sins, Refilling me with purist joy. Once filled with sensuous joy, erased by my risen Jesus, who bleached white my bloody sins. Shameful days of selfish sins, giving only passing, empty joy, Soul now filled with Jesus. Jesus washed my sins away, filling my soulful days … Continue reading Jesus!/NaPoWriMo Day 7
As I sit here drinking my coffee in my humble, but thoroughly middle class American home, I think of all of those people, Christians in particular, who go through hell and back just they don't fit the mold of their neighborhoods, towns, and countries. Can you imagine being told you cannot remain true to your faith … Continue reading A New Perspective
"Romans 12:9-21 Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Contribute to the needs … Continue reading Let Your Love Shine!
Ok, this may sound a little weird, but hang with me for just a little bit. I've been away from my home for 16 days, in other countries, having the time of my life. I left behind one of the very best friends I've ever had in my life and he only weighs 12 pounds … Continue reading Foot Washing and Love
The link below is to a blog that I follow regularly. The author's name is Susan Irene Fox and she describes herself as a fairly new Christian. I like what she writes, but this morning her post struck me as exactly what I've been thinking and praying about lately. There is so much judgement in … Continue reading Sharing A Blog Post I Found Remarkable
I'm catching up with my weekend poems for the poem a day project through NaPoWriMo for the month of April, so please bear with me as this is the second poem of mine to be posted today! I have, through the years, tended to prefer free verse and haiku as my poetry writing style, but … Continue reading Sunday Poem, NaPoWriMo
Luke 2:1-14 The Birth of Jesus At that time the Roman emperor, Augustus, decreed that a census should be taken throughout the Roman Empire. (This was the first census taken when Quirinius was governor of Syria.) All returned to their own ancestral towns to register for this census. And because Joseph was a descendant of … Continue reading Merry Christmas!