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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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The Things We Need to Say

Had a sleepless night the other night.  That’s a rare occasion for me, but sometimes it happens.  When it does, I pray for people friends and family and sometimes write.  The other night, I wrote this poem based on some … Continue reading

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The One Who Writes in Dust

They brought the woman to Him, And threw her at His feet. They demanded to know His judgment, And anticipated His defeat. She had been caught in the very act, And by her own actions stood condemned. And now the … Continue reading

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A Different Path

I took a different path, As I went on my walk today. And I noticed a bench in the garden, It was hidden and tucked out of the way. The bench was old, dusty and stained Time and weather had … Continue reading

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Lord, I’m Thankful

I was driving to work the other morning reflecting on all the reasons I have to be thankful.  The Lord has truly been good to me.  As I was counting my blessings and telling God thank you, I wrote this … Continue reading

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Happy Veterans Day 2017

Today we stop to share our thanks For your service to our land, You gladly put on the uniform, Took your oath and took a stand.   We are grateful for your courage, You, who chose to sacrifice and give, … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2017

There’ll be hotdogs, hamburgers and soda pops, Yes, a long weekend is on its way, But before we start the celebration, There’s something I’d like to say. Let’s take a moment to remember That the freedoms we’ve all enjoyed Have … Continue reading

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If You Only Knew

How would you live if you only knew, The depths of the love God has for you? Would you start each day off with a smile? Would you push through each challenge and go the next mile? Would you reflect … Continue reading

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I Love the Spring

I Love the Spring Oh I love the spring And the way it goes, How the birds sing And the flowers grow. It’s the season When new life abounds And I think of the reason That I’m still around… Oh, … Continue reading

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An Old Junk Drawer

It was just an old junk drawer Full of pictures, cards and files. I decided to go through it, I hadn’t looked at it in such a long while. I read kind words from family and friends And saw old … Continue reading

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