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Seed of Joy!

Within the soul’s heart

a seed of joy is planted

dying it tales root.

As joy sends out rootlets fibers

cracking. slicing, and digging into… 113 more words

Jesus

More than enough

Luke 15:17: “But when he came to himself, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired servants have more than enough bread, but I perish here with hunger! 1,215 more words

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Patience - It just takes too long to wait

As the first post on my new blog, I just want to share something that I, as a Christian, have been struggling with lately. I don’t know if I’m the only one that does this, but I know it’s an almost daily battle for me. 336 more words

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The Lost Writing of Jesus

“A teacher selects a pupil, but a book does not select its readers, who may be wicked or stupid; this Platonic mistrust persists in the words of Clement of Alexandria, a man of pagan culture: “The most prudent course is not to write but to learn and teach by word of mouth, because what is written remains” (Stromateis), and in the same treatise: “To write all things in a book is to put a sword in the hands of a child,” which derives from the Gospels: “Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you.” That sentence is from Jesus, the greatest of oral teachers, who only once wrote a few words on the ground, and no man read what He had written.” 8 more words

Jorge Luis Borges

What is blocking your focus?

“Woe to me!” I cried. “I am ruined! For I am a man of unclean lips, and I live among a people of unclean lips, and my eyes have seen the King, the Lord Almighty.” (Isaiah 6:5 NIV) 579 more words

The Truck or the Shadow?

I heard a story a few days back about a well-known American pastor who was regarded as a wonderful illustrator. This pastor’s wife had died very suddenly at a young age and they had a daughter who was only about 8 years old at the time. 331 more words

not the "plan"

It’s 9:30 P.M.

 

Just a month ago two friends and I was sitting on the Gulf Coast of Florida getting tan and sipping on summer ale as we watched waves ripple over the shoreline. 915 more words

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