God’s Light Breaks Through

God’s Light Breaks Through 1920 1439 Gayl Wright

My heart is stubborn, weak and selfish, in need of healing I hold on to past hurts looking for someone or something to blame Discontentment reigns as I focus on…

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The Cave of Adullam

The Cave of Adullam 1920 1280 Jody Thomae

this cave, my prison this darkness, my entrapment I cannot lie here, stay here, die here here in my prison wake up, oh heart wake the dawn with your song…

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Enough Already

Enough Already 1920 1277 Patricia Alderman

As a child when I tested my mother’s patience, I always knew when I’d crossed the line. The Look could stop me in my tracks. The one that silently conveyed, “I’d…

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I Believe (I’ve Lost Belief)

I Believe (I’ve Lost Belief) 150 150 Jay DePoy

I believe that I’ve lost belief in promises and choruses and confessions of faith and doubt that flannel graph stories of redemption can be recapitulated and monday follows a blood…

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Sub Zero

Sub Zero 150 150 Lesley-Anne Evans

The fridge trickles and pops, the ice maker oblivious to the deep freeze outside, and our growing thirst  for wine, and flames. The lake is thick skinned with ice. Like…

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Breakthrough Is Coming

Breakthrough Is Coming 150 150 Marvia Davidson

“I think I hit my threshold,” I said in exasperation to a friend. Heart racing. Blood pumping. Angst rising. Patience shot. I motioned my right hand toward my forehead. “Up.…

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The Simple Man’s Beatitudes

The Simple Man’s Beatitudes 150 150 Steve Austin

“If a man who was merely a man said the sort of things Jesus said, he would not be a great moral teacher. He would either be a lunatic-on a…

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Living Enriched Lives

Living Enriched Lives 150 150 Gail Davis

In 1 Corinthians 1:4-8, Paul began his encouragement and entreaty to the Corinthian Christians. He began his letter reminding them of the most important thing – God’s grace is all-sufficient.…

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Leafless Not Lifeless

Leafless Not Lifeless 150 150 JJ Landis

All through November, I hear of things which people are thankful. Some common selections are: parents, children, job, husband, house, food, friends. It’s a healthy exercise in gratitude. Of course,…

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A Blanket Proposal

A Blanket Proposal 150 150 Michael Thompson

It wasn’t his best day. Not even close. After a very long obedience in the right direction, he let down his guard, had a bit too much to drink and…

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Mercy Wins

Mercy Wins 150 150 Gail Davis

10 For whoever keeps the whole law and yet stumbles in one point, he has become guilty of all. 11 For He who said, “Do not commit adultery,” also said, “Do not commit murder.” Now if…

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What Does the Lord Require: A Micah 6:8 Devotional

What Does the Lord Require: A Micah 6:8 Devotional 150 150 Gail Davis

“He has told you, O man, what is good; And what does the LORD require of you But to do justice, to love kindness, And to walk humbly with your…

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