Tag Archives: hope

looking up…not down


when the mud is so thick and the world is so cold look to the heavens to that city of Gold, your reward awaits you for all those long nights you prayed for a miracle for wrongs to become rights, … Continue reading

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the silence is shattered- looking into the eyes of the graying


the silence speaks volumes the gray is something inside you, not really an exterior feature. i have seen gray-eyes, there is a certain void in them. an oncologist, a psychologist – whatever the label- needs no tests to prove what … Continue reading

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your white flowers wait for you


To my unknown love, wherever she is   your white flowers wait for you among common leaves.   did you know they would be there for you beneath the wild awakening trees?   my boots hurt my feet while walking … Continue reading

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flowers for My Dream


these flowers are for you, My Dream…wherever and whoever you are… i cherish their beauty, their fragrance, their uniqueness. and while i wait…hoping we will meet…i will enjoy the wildflowers our Father has sown across the face of the earth… … Continue reading

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it is looking brighter all the time


in spite of what my bank account says…in spite of what negative people say…in spite of business forecasts…in spite of being verbally assaulted by whiners, complainers, murmurers, backbiters…in spite of… it is looking brighter all the time…   the waters … Continue reading

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I’ve counted up the cost, and you are worth it


“I’ve counted up the cost, and you are worth it.” It’s a line from an Irish band, Rend Collective Experiment. It’s also a thought that has been tugging at my soul tonight. As I sit here alone, I am thankful … Continue reading

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i come to the garden alone


i have a vision of life, into mid summer, stooping to hoe around a row of cucumbers or leeks…the sandy-brown soil warm and tender on my feet, planted in a garden in the backyard of a little home. Perhaps it … Continue reading

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So…after 19 years, it reappears. No, I’m not talking about the cicada. I’m talking about my early ’90’s dream job. It was not the best of times, and not the worst of times, but it wasn’t the time to act … Continue reading

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A detour on the way to destiny


I’ve heard enough preachers in my day to do a full two hour stand-up routine with about every variety and denomination featured. I’ve heard some great phrases, one liners, and simple truths in those sermons too. I’ve boogied for Jesus … Continue reading

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The Impossible


Is it only when we are totally helpless that God brings us victory? And what about the hardships the prophets and early Christians went through? It wasn’t pleasant for them…and it certainly is not pleasant for me right now. So … Continue reading

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