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Stirred, not Shaken

In the past three weeks, I’ve been training to participate in the 30th Anniversary Marine Corp Marathon. I identified a novice runner training schedule and have been diligent in forging ahead despite not having a partner or team to train with me. 1,280 more words

Christian

Bread – Peacocks

Readings for Thursday, July 9, 2015, designated by the 1979 Book of Common Prayer: 1 Sam. 16:14-17:11; Acts 10:17-33; Luke 24:36-53; Psalm 18

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I have always been fascinated by peacocks, not only because of their beauty but because of their offensive and defensive weapons. 803 more words

To My Dismay

To my dismay Or should i say here’s to my dismay Pardon me may I borrow your dismay to-day What do you say Right on just step this way or some other day or perhaps on a TuesDay or maybe  on a ThursDay It doesn’t matter either way That’s what I should say You don’t say Yes indeed I do so say I shall have my say but you can no longer stay How long have you had your dismay I can not say I am in utter disarray to my dismayThat is what they all say but I fear I can not betray  them I shall let them have their say as I drift off as I begin to stray And that sir is my final say

Dismay

Emergence

Let your eyes
Be torn away
By utter dismay
And chaos.
For beauty
Waits to be born.
She is unadorned
And shy.
She makes a sad distraction… 17 more words

Poetry

Laying Ambush to Sin

“And the LORD said unto Joshua, Fear not, neither be thou dismayed: take all the people of war with thee, and arise, go up to Ai: see, I have given into thy hand the king of Ai, and his people, and his city, and his land: and thou shalt do to Ai and her king as thou didst unto Jericho and her king: only the spoil thereof, and the cattle thereof, shall ye take for a prey unto yourselves: lay thee an ambush for the city behind it.” Joshua 8:1-2 (KJV)

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Christian Living

Breath and reach


Breath and reach.
Replay the day.
Silent speech,
Reform dismay.
Fill the breach,
In beauty’s way.

Songbird

Hunched over, writing the same thing.

Singing those same damn songs.

Noticing absolutely nothing.

And waiting for a standing ovation

For saying the same words you said before… 19 more words