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Unflinchingly Dry

This is another one of those Bible stories that speaks unflinchingly about the reality of our lives.  The more I read the Bible the more I run into that and I find it comforting that it should be so.  901 more words

Sermon

Can the Dry Bones Live?

A bit of background about Ezekiel: He is both a priest and a prophet. This story comes from a time when the people are in exile in Babylon and they wonder where God has gone… why God has abandoned them… They thought that as God’s chosen people God would always care for and protect them, the land of Israel would always be theirs, and the temple would never be destroyed. 1,164 more words

Dry Bones

among chalky calcium bones
and stale skeleton exhalations

chilled by death’s silent keening
he searches for a deeper meaning

just the basic element survives
no skin, no muscle, tongue or eyes… 50 more words

Poems

New Chapbook: Dry Bones

The finish line on this epic chapbook project is in sight, guys. I’m working on the collection of short poems, I have the proof of the 10th chapbook on the way, and the 9th chapbook didn’t need any edits, so will be popping up on Amazon in short order. 219 more words

Poetry

Prayer to be filled with the Spirit

Ezekiel 37 1-6  NIV

The hand of the Lord was on me, and he brought me out by the Spirit of the Lord and set me in the middle of a valley; it was full of bones. 

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Prayers

Let what's dead come to life!

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‘The hand of the Lord was on me, and he brought me out by the Spirit of the Lord and set me in the middle of a valley; it was full of bones. 846 more words