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Don’t Look Past Me

Don’t Look Past Me

Please don’t look past me.I am that widow, divorcee, single woman in your church. Please don’t look past me…I need prayer, too. Please don’t look past me…I need fellowship, too. Please don’t look past me…I also need care when I am sick. Please don’t look past me…I...

A Silent Cry

A Silent Cry

A silent cry shatters the crystalA silver tear stands frozenOn the icy remains of a soul What happened?Why the cold echo of nothingness? The ghost of memory haunts non-beingsAching sorrow shows through dead eyesA flicker of feeling wanders through the vast...

From Hard to Hallelujah!

From Hard to Hallelujah!

Holy Week is a hard week. It’s hard to imagine how one of Jesus’ own dear friends, who lived with him for three years, experienced His love and witnessed His miracles, could betray his Teacher. It’s difficult to join in the processions of Palm Sunday, realizing that...

The Women at the Cross

The Women at the Cross

The women at the crossthe women at the crossthe women at the crossgazed at the broken Bodyof our Lord. The women wept openly;the women bowed so low.The women beat their breasts.Oh, what woe; oh, what woe! The women stayed as close,as close as they could dare.The women...

What IS Lent?

What IS Lent?

“Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will hear you. You will seek Me and find Me, when you seek Me with all your heart.” (Jeremiah 29:12, 13 ESV)I accepted an assignment to participate in The Lenten Season Devotional series this year. Then I...

Troubled

Troubled

Have you ever put a large load of laundry into the washing machine and have it rumble, rattle, and roll? If so, you know what “troubled” means! That machine is not going to settle down and run smoothly until the load is readjusted, balanced, or perhaps lessened....

The Gift of Absence

The Gift of Absence

“One who is full loathes honey, but to one who is hungry everything bitter is sweet.” Proverbs 27:7 ESV Absence. Emptiness. Deficiency. Barrenness. Hollowness. Void. None of these conditions sounds attractive. It’s easy to miss how important they are. How can we ever...

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