Tag Archives: poetry

Walk Like a Saint

The Bible describes Christians as saints, What an inspirational and yet intimidating name; It is given to all who have trusted Christ, It applies to all just the same. Sanctified and set apart, We’ve been forgiven and set free, Every … Continue reading

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Become a Fighter

This week I have been preparing for a memorial service for a friend. My friend and I often talked about the joy he experienced during his youth while training as a boxer. My friend was a fighter and like anyone … Continue reading

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What a Great Love God Has For Us

It has been a busy week but a blessed week as I had the opportunity to lead 4 different chapel services in which we discussed and spoke of God’s great Christmas gift to us – the gift of His Son … Continue reading

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Mama’s Rocking Chair

I have a good friend who lost their grandmother yesterday. I woke up early praying for her and others who I know are grieving the loss of loved ones today. On such occasions, I generally try to express some of … Continue reading

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Living with Purpose

What Should I Do? A man woke up one morning and as he lay in bed, A certain question kept running through his head, “If everyone has a purpose as some say we do, Then what is mine? I haven’t … Continue reading

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As I Prayed

  This week, a group of friends and I went on a prayer and meditation walk in a local church garden. After a time of much prayer, I started noticing and really appreciating all of the beautiful things around me. … Continue reading

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Lord Bless My Family

Lord bless my family, Be with them today; Walk close beside them, Lead them on their way. Hold their hand in every valley, Help them climb each hill; Guide them and protect them, Help them do Your will. And while … Continue reading

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Set Your Sails

As a part of my new chaplain job, I get to share a morning reflection.  One that I shared this week had to do with a poem I heard as a kid which has stuck with me over the years.  … Continue reading

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A Prayer of Praise

During the beginning of the  quarantine last year, I set some goals for myself.  One of my goals was to improve my Spanish.  I have been listening to Spanish podcasts every day, regularly reading my Spanish Bible and writing in … Continue reading

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Flowers and Butterflies

Lord, we see Your beauty in flowers and butterflies And we love all the colors, Why can’t we use these same eyes To see Your beauty in others? We see distinctions and differences And we let them divide us, We forget that the same kind of heart Beats … Continue reading

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