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1920 1280 Sarah Rennicke

Why Not Me

I believe in God being a God of redemption. There is something in remembering, in strolling through the memory halls of my heart and still…

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1920 1280 Jason Ramsey

Ryan Clair – I Want Jesus To Walk With Me (The Valley)

Ryan Clair  I Want Jesus To Walk With Me (The Valley) – Single © 2017 Sprig Music / Old Bear Records / Ryan Clair Review…

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1920 1280 Sarah Rennicke

Soft Promise

It has to be a daily surrender of my life and heart. I am too human and full of a choking selfishness to get through…

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1920 1440 Laura Reece Hogan

Over The Falls

Breezing on the breath of God we trust to the edge, sails brave with stirred spirit. We will rush smooth in sun always, we think,…

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Greater Strength

How does forgiveness flow freely from our chest? Out of our heart, granting pardon to another, when our heart has burned in hurt and felt…

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Forgotten To Remember

It is terrible to forget. And yet I have. For clusters of months, mounting to a year. Until I found my way, one Sunday, to…

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1920 1280 Sarah Rennicke

You First

The rain is gentle. So are You. Reminding me to come back to my first love. Before the world and all its distortions broke my…

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The Hedgerow Folk – Compass

THE HEDGEROW FOLK Compass Folk/Indie 2017 – 10 tracks, 50 minutes Review by Heidi Wheeler Imagine yourself on the front porch of a cabin in…

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1920 1280 Sarah Rennicke

How To Love You Well

It’s that effortless, always hopeful, always expanding kind of love that looks straight into the soul and says, “I am going to cover your heart…

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Spark and Steam

Through the hiss of antique silver espresso machine reverberating around the high-windowed room of a downtown café, brick and mortar building, I shrug off the…

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1920 1195 Catherine Lawton

Look At Me!

“Look at me, Cathy.” Downcast, ashamed, I shrank from seeing my father’s disappointment, his sadness, maybe anger. I was little; he was big. I was…

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1920 1281 Elizabeth Marshall

A Triptych

One It is a strange thing, your leaving In increments This slow fade, pains us The dialing down and dialing back I wish for your…

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1920 1280 Robert Rife

The Day Renders Well Her Light To Cast

The day renders well her light to cast, comes, with hopeful glance, her tidings bring – haunting dark, like some unholy past soon yields his…

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1920 1280 Elizabeth Marshall

A Gatherer’s Tale

He dropped me off. Left me on a single slice of earth. Drove away in a watery wake. His back spoke a silent goodbye, good…

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1920 1277 Alex R. Encomienda

The Great Paradox

Withering journeys of spite in the temples by night and by turning these Cusps into holiness; sighs come from deepness and life’s little destinies, Whether…

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1920 865 Summer Edward

Wall Of The Sea

What is it that wants to come through the wall of the sea in the dark night? As if there hasn’t already been enough mystery…

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1920 1280 Rodney Wilder

The Fruit Borne

What was hoped to flower when sowed that tree your extinguished macabre?— the open-armed grotesque bereft of what our ransom robbed, wrung down loveless whorls,…

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In Defense Of Dirty

The only reason why I agreed to watch the movie War Room was because my date asked to see it together in theater. Still in the…

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1920 1280 Elizabeth Marshall

The Lost Arts

I dreamed there was a gathering. The lost arts took a seat. Placed a napkin in the lap. And called the meeting to order. Poetry…

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1920 1276 Sarah Rennicke

A Time To Speak

I once feared the echoes of my own mouth. The heaves and gasps my lips pushed forward, the noise breaking into the air. I could…

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