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    Meditations,  Poetry

    Listening to You

    In the quiet, in the hush, We lift our hands toward you. Reaching, longing, listening hard For Him whose voice is True. The anxious thoughts, the hurried pace Are swept away with peace. Our Savior and our dearest Lord, Allow us at His feet. It’s here we place our treasured hopes, And dreams within His hands. Knowing He was pierced…

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    Can It Be?

    Lately, I’ve been listening to podcasts for my “bedtime stories” by Dutch Sheets. I had not heard of him until recently. Last night’s was one was about God desiring our friendship – really desiring it. It set me back a bit. Truth be known, I used to cringe at a certain song that was popular a few years ago. I…

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    Have you ever had one of those memories where it was so strong and fragrant that it nearly took your breath away? The past converged on the present and time simply slipped away…ah, yes. Today that happened. There are so many sweet memories I have of Mom and Dad. Even though today is Mother’s Day, let’s face it, I wouldn’t…

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    Meditations,  Poetry

    Dreams to Hold

    Raindrops fall on spikes of grass in silver pellets. Thunder rolls and lightning dances in a grey-swept sky Casting shadows through the pane. Mingling in the sounds of nature, there is a solemn promise. In the whispers of the wind, a Voice can be heard. “Be still and know…” Because of Him, we are free to live, At liberty to…

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    Journeys,  Meditations

    The Veil – Let’s Go

    As a child, I was always fascinated by veils…with exotic places, covering faces, and then there was the Veil of the Temple. In my mind, a veil is a flimsy, diaphanous piece of elegant cloth that floats in the wind, conforming itself to whatever it is near. When Jesus died, the Veil was torn from top to bottom. This veil…

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    Assured and Amazed

    The last few weeks – specifically since March 13th, have been a dynamic, changing and sometimes puzzling time. First of all my friends and I have decided to purchase a little over 5 acres perched on a bluff in rural Texas. It’s beautiful – stunning in fact. It overlooks rolling landscape and the Bravos River. How did we manage to…