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An Un-Christmas Carol

The night was not so silent:

In the bustling streets

Crowds pushed and poked

With shoving elbows and trampling feet

Men cursed

Dust choked

Indifferent to a woman heavy with child… 467 more words

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The mood among them was sombre to say the least. Passover was meant to be a celebration of Israel’s exodus from Egypt, but all this talk of Him going away without them was hitting them like a bucket of cold water.   1,608 more words

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Featured Poem for December: Once Upon A Time


Once upon a time

I used to think I had some answers

That was before I knew the Answer had me


I used to know all ten commandments… 454 more words

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Acknowledging the Eldership of Women

When I was both a young woman and a young Christian I would often wander with some friends down to Speaker’s Corner at the Domain in Sydney for some Sunday afternoon entertainment.   1,269 more words

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Of His Flesh and Of His Bones: A Mystery

One of the things I like about some more historic versions of the Bible is their poetic language. I know not everyone will agree and some struggle to understand the older translations, so this is purely an individual observation. 1,367 more words

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The Lady From Number 31

I’ve been noticing a resurgence in interest in the blogosphere lately in the proverbial ‘virtuous’ wife of Proverbs 31.  The Junia Project has a good article here… 1,092 more words

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This Month's Featured Poem: Courage

November’s featured poem is a little late due to my having been away for a short break.  Better late than never!  I hope it ministers deeply to you. 268 more words

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