Merry and Bright

3872 2592 Sarah Rennicke

We’re chest deep in the Christmas season, yet I don’t feel merry and bright. My head is filled with frantic, stuffed to overload. My brother and sister-in-law are preparing for…

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Why I Find Comfort Walking In Peter’s Footprints

1920 1280 Stephanie Thompson

I can hear the voice beckoning me forward. By all Heavenly accounts, I have nothing to fear. Have I forgotten the miracles Jesus has performed in front of my eyes?…

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Come To You

1920 1281 Sarah Rennicke

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…

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In My Heart An Altar

1920 1280 Catherine Lawton

While I stand here before the Lord or sit and meditate, My heart still at an altar bows; and that I contemplate. An altar by my parents stood, with me…

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Earth And Heaven

1920 1279 Catherine Lawton

As wind in the forest bends the trees With sounds of whooshing and unearthly creaks, In Sunday sanctuary where footfalls creak wood, Both moved and moving, both chosen and choosing;…

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Morning Liturgy

1920 1280 Daniel Baker

Good morning again,​ child of God.​ Belov’d of the Father,​ as in the Son.​ Wholly lived in holy hope,​ weariness undone.​ Unfinished, re-created,​ crushed, crashed-crimson,​ affliction abated.​ Sustained assuagement,​ inspirited…

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Escapement From The Valley Of Death

1920 1280 Adrian Encomienda

The night had beckoned at my door With sackcloth colored hair and robe And in my mind I knew it was My time to leave this flesh and blood Trusting…

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1920 1280 Sarah Rennicke

“What shall I do, then, with Jesus who is called the Messiah?” Pilate asked. They all answered, “Crucify Him!” “Why? What crime has He committed?” asked Pilate. But they shouted…

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For You,

1920 1440 Mary Sayler

  For You, I turned water into wine, purified in the veins of My own body. I climbed mountains, healed crowds of hunger, warmed a leper’s skin. For you I…

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Jesus touches the untouchable

1920 1280 Mary Sayler

  In a town [yes, in town where lepers were not allowed] a man filled with leprosy came to Jesus and fell down onto the ground on his face –…

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1920 1276 Mary Sayler

  When Jesus walks through the walls of our homes or appears on the other side of an arrangement of atoms assembled as stone walls in a prison or walks…

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1920 1189 Julia Putzke

Love broke through the valley–all closed doors swung wide to my portion & my strength; Oh Jesus, you are here! Please never let your smile leave me sunk in this…

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