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The Babbler

The Babbler sits at the corner His voice an instrument Broken since birth What does he say What does he say And comes forth words Like a muddied stream Which none can understand The Babbler sits at the corner Give … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Go

After my aunt passed away, my mother asked me to speak at her memorial service. Other friends and family spoke about her outgoing, vibrant personality, the way she filled up a room when she entered, and the funny things she … Continue reading

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The Hammer

  Smashing hammer, Shattered heart Blow by blow, Torn apart.   “Fat,” the hammer falls. “Ugly,” the hammer falls. “Stupid,” the hammer falls. “Worthless,” the hammer falls.   Not in one shattering blow, But bit by bit on a heart … Continue reading

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The Place of Grace

The place of grace is found in the shadow of the cross, where Love poured out His life-blood and the heart of the Ransom physically burst because of His great love for me. This is the grace I need. This is … Continue reading

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You Complete Me

  “You’re nobody ’til somebody loves you,” the saying goes. But “Jesus loves me, this I know.”   He loves me, he loves me not. He said he did, but then forgot.   “My Jesus I love Thee,” my lips … Continue reading

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Who Am I?

  Who am I? I am a mother, a daughter A wife and a lover. Who am I? I am a teacher, a student a woman and  a child. Who am I? I am the strong one: a friend and … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Man-boy at 15

This post has been sitting in my drafts for months, since the Man-boy actually turned 15 last June. All the ideas were there from the start, but for some reason, I couldn’t get the words out right. I’m still not … Continue reading

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Scar Stories

The scars I bear tell the story Of what has wounded me. Like the Savior bore His scars When He hung upon the tree. See here, His hands, His feet, His side My scars are buried deep inside.   Can’t … Continue reading

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Empty Peace

Peace elusive, Peace reclusive. Peace. Peace.Peace. PEACE.   Chasing wind; Empty dreams. Spewing hate, Preaching peace.   And we wonder: My God, WHY? Why is this happening AGAIN?   Where walls divide, peace can’t abide. Politics, morality. Virtue dying, Hatred rising.   The … Continue reading

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In My Head, I am a Writer

In my head I am a writer Sitting silent at my craft Coffee warm and steaming upward Swiftly typing my first draft.   Laptop open Notebook ready For my every eloquence Lines of prose pour forth before me Words of … Continue reading

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