Category Archives: Christian Poetry

Dying toward Life

The maple seed it twirls around On wings of snowy gusts Up over roofs it spins about Goes where the wind it thrusts. Its journey-end I cannot see Nor grasp where it will lie. It knows that new life comes … Continue reading

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Hitting a Wall

(Some of you have asked for an up-date on our house situation … Here it goes!) Since April this year, we have been dealing with (according to our insurance) a “catastrophic claim”. Last year’s ice and snow caused our roof … Continue reading

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At the End of the Day

What do I own at the end of the day, When the sun goes down on my old, pale frame? What do I own in this world so vast? My house? My car? The wealth I amassed? What do I … Continue reading

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Friday Freedom-Find

One of my sons came home for a long weekend from college. We headed into the woods for a walk with the dog. When we came around a corner we saw this tree which I had never seen before. It made … Continue reading

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Friday Freedom-Find

A Friday Freedom-Find is a post about something I found in nature during the week which showed me God’s goodness. I want to encourage anyone who reads to keep eyes and ears open to God’s hidden (and not so hidden) … Continue reading

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The Nearness of God (Sunday Quote)

Some time ago, early in the morning, I read in my devotional “A Diary of Private Prayer” by John Baillie. As the sun slowly rose the beams of light shone through my kitchen window. The rays broke through some stained … Continue reading

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Sunday Quote

“In prayer, focusing on the conversation is like trying to drive while looking at the windshield instead of through it.” Paul E. Miller (A Praying Life, p.9)  

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