LIVING ON A MOUNTAIN

I can see mountains from my window. They’re like a painting dusted with peaches and purples. It’s late in the day, and I can hear the wind whooshing as the clouds move swiftly by. As the sun descends, the mountain peaks hold onto the last bit of glow that it offers. I know that from here, those mountains appear to be only dust, rock, and trees, but there is a bounty of life there.

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Have You Something I Can Hold On To?

Have You Something I Can Hold On To?

Have You something I can hold on to
when the wind is working to carry the trees away?
And what am I to do when my boat is half sunk?
I am hopeful for morning,
but when it comes it brings gray
No sun I can see
peeking over mountains,
not today.

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A Healing Of Heart

A Healing Of Heart

In stillness, I hear my heart beating
See more clearly the wind through the trees
Watch pine needles fall, mountains stand tall,
and heavy thoughts move in to seize

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Two Promises Of God

Have you ever heard the phrase, “the promises of God,” and wondered what those promises were?  Well, I know what one of them is.  It is that God will send His Holy Spirit to dwell in His people.  Not only with them, but in them (John 14:16-17).

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Learning To Love Others

The more I learn, the more I understand that one of our main purposes while we are here on this earth is to love other people.  That, and to know God. Of course, knowing God is first and foremost, because only by knowing Him do we get a better understanding of what love is.

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The Daily Evidence Of God

Every day we are able to see evidence of God around us.  We see the work of His hands in what He has created: our friends, our family, our pets.  We see His power when we witness people suffering, yet who find their strength in Him.  How have I seen Him this week?

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The Hope Of The Season

When someone is good to you, you want to share it with others.  When they are kind, patient, understanding and self-sacrificing on your behalf, you want to give back somehow.  When someone has extended mercy and forgiveness to you and has pursued you even though you felt you were not worth pursuing, you want to express thanks.

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At The Quieting Of The Day

Lately, I’ve been finding myself sitting at my computer in front of the window at just the right time of day to enjoy twilight.  Glowing patterns are created across the sky, and the sounds of the day lessen until I can hear the water fountain running, from across the street.

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