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Brokenness Made Whole – a woman’s journey to being a pastor

Wholeness By Jane Spriggs   “Children are to be seen and not heard”  was what I heard, and learned…   But you, God, have created me to be an extrovert a shepherd a preacher to lead and feed your people. … Continue reading

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Today, like every day, is the day to do the right thing

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Returning the Favor – a poem of romance for National Poetry Day

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“Why Write?” – The One Writing Tip Every Writer Follows

  Why Write? *** Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord … . (Colossians 3:23.) ***

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Three from G.K. Chesterton on Poets, Poetry and Imagination

[1] There are more poets than non-poets in the world, as is proved by the popular origin of … legends. … [2] It is the supreme proof of a man being prosaic that he always insists on poetry being poetical. … Continue reading

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Rain Always Stops

My soul is downcast within me. Yet this I call to mind     and therefore I have hope: Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed,     for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning;     great is your … Continue reading

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Cool Pillows

Cool Pillows I wish I was As cool as The other side of the pillow In summer ***

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Sailing to a Distant Shore

*** I looked above and saw full moon It played my heart the mooncalf’s tune* Shadowed gray and silvered bright Held in thrall and in its swoon I looked below and saw sea deep The ocean’s lapping lulling sleep The … Continue reading

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Water Circles

Drops strike and disappear Ripples spread Circle to circle to circle to circle to circle With each drop the pool spreads Its breadth Over sand and rock and tree and mountaintop It rises and covers And washes new The flower, … Continue reading

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Haiku Help: where readers get to tell me what to think

If you’ve read more than one post on my blog you’ve probably noticed that I tend to find a spiritual application for what is happening around me. You might be expecting that now, in fact. Not this time. Recently I’ve posted haiku … Continue reading

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