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Image by Xin on Unsplash Clamoring for the Bottom Rung by Carole L. Haines Even if no one else ever sees down deep in the darkest parts of me I see and God sees or if no one else ever knows the harshest thoughts, the hurts, the wounds . . . I know and … Continue reading Poetry: Clamoring for the Bottom Rung, by Carole L. Haines
Image by Melissa Askew from Unsplash Gathering Joy by Veronica McDonald I gather joy around me like a blanket. You feel as warm as kindergarten like a gentle cotton cloud against chubby baby fingers covered in white paste. Like that feeling called home when home wouldn’t do. An invisible best friend as natural as … Continue reading Poetry: Gathering Joy
Photo by Rafał Rudol on Unsplash A Broken Vessel Made Whole by Robert M. Starr I touched the wood with a trembling hand And felt the blood of a crucified man. He was guiltless, innocent, without sin, Yet He hung on the cross, dying at the hands of men. I thought … Continue reading Poetry: A Broken Vessel Made Whole
Photo by Rod Long (Unsplash) The Remedy for Discouragement by Nicole Byrum It’s a Wonderful Life is a classic Christmas movie loved by many for the last seven decades. I hadn’t seen it for quite some time and enjoyed watching it with my family this past holiday season. It was the first viewing for both … Continue reading Inspirational Post: The Remedy for Discouragement