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1920 1280 Sarah Rennicke

Peculiar Road

Peculiar. It is peculiar, how this faith thing works. How in the middle of a hurricane comes a calm. How the twisted turns of life brings out a dependence from depths long kept inside. A…

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2126 1408 Kaitlin Curtice

When We Pray For Dying Children

Last night when I couldn’t sleep, I got up to walk around the house for a few minutes before getting back into bed. I could hear the breathing rhythms of all four men in my…

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After London

She grabbed my hand – caught, like a tufted grove of hazy branches – there were promises unspoken. The full English – an edible morning rainbow. Then, it’s heads down, cell phone ground-under-ground feud to downtown…

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1920 1281 Sarah Rennicke

Come To You

You tell me to come to You. Me, worn and weary, fall into You, and You will give me rest. Just come to You. Simple. Straightforward. Just come.   Am I that brave? Do I…

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From The Poet’s Ready Pen

From the poet’s ready pen comes the yawning stillness, leaking out from linen thoughts, stretched tight upon the hungry loom. How dear these words come, dear soul, trading green for our grey. Like the pastiche of a…

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1920 1285 Mary Langer Thompson

Rolling The Stone Away

Five men, a jack, and a dolly are all it takes to lift the monumental block of Thou Shalt Nots, to wheel it away. But the moving crew is impatient. Joseph longs to meet his…

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Toward a Rule – Eschewing Truancy

In early November of 2016, I participated in a class toward my ordination entitled “Vocational Excellence.” This is part 4 of the paper I submitted, aimed at constructing and presenting a Rule of Life. Calgary sunrise…an…

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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 holding out my hope. We ask for the miracle and…

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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 by Jason Ramsey There is certain beauty in old hymns.…

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