A Trip to Tahoe

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Tahoe

Giant dandelions,
as big as my fist
If there, they are
I’m not likely to miss

And, if I see
a new creature to me
Like a bright, orange fish
that’s in river, not sea
I’m astounded once more
at the things He’s made be

Then, when the wind
blows straight through my face
When the air that I breathe
feels like an embrace
I’m reminded once more
that there is a place
Where someday I’ll see God,
one day, face to Face

-kb

“On the glorious splendor of your majesty, and on your wondrous works, I will meditate.” – Psalm 145:5

When Words Became Voice

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I remember that soon after I became a Christian I was impressed by the fact that the Jesus I was coming to know was consistent with the Jesus I was reading about in the Bible.  It was as if the love, gentleness, kindness, compassion, and understanding that He demonstrated, and the truth that He brought had been gently set down inside of me; to teach me, guide me, and comfort me.  The Bible says that when we trust in Jesus to be our Redeemer, God’s Holy Spirit makes His home in our hearts.  This was when the words on the page also became the Voice in my soul.

“And because we are his children, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, prompting us to call out, “Abba, Father.” – Galatians 4:6