Category Archives: Christian Poetry

Breathing And Other Luxuries — Unshakable Hope

Please check out Bill Sweeney’s latest blog post. You will be encouraged. Most people don’t think of breathing as a luxury, after all, even the poorest among us can breathe. They wouldn’t be among us otherwise. Luxury: a condition of … Continue reading

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Deconstruction

I am sitting here in the middle of summer, bogged down by winter. In early spring our roof partially collapsed from the weight of ice and snow. We noticed our dilemma in the middle of April after the snow finally … Continue reading

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Change

The other day my teenage daughter came to me with a photo of her when she was a toddler. Because we adopted her when she was older, I didn’t know her back then. She told me what she remembered about … Continue reading

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Up to my Ears

I awaken with shoulders pulled up to my ears, Greet the morning with worries, with plans and fears. I walk with my back in a terrible mess – “Please hurry! I’m busy! Don’t add to my stress!” I better get … Continue reading

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The When-Thens

Beware of the When-Thens. I tell you they are dangerous. As a matter of fact, I have been invaded by them and am only slowly recovering. They are the tiniest creatures, lurking about to discourage their unaware hosts. Like a … Continue reading

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Right Now

When I was a teen All skinny and smart I wished for a man With whom never to part. I got a good man And wished for a ring For the vows to last That to me he would cling. … Continue reading

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Pick it Up

I got up with an attitude. I hadn’t slept well and the fog outside wasn’t helping my mood. I grabbed a quick cup of coffee and the leash and stumbled outside and went for the woods. I walked and prayed … Continue reading

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