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Birth, Rebirth

Birth, Rebirth 1920 1194 Patrick Connors

I cannot live without A spirit of hope for this day To see and feel eternal things Bud and begin to bloom and breathe Waiting, much like praying And writing…

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Hold Tight To Hope

Hold Tight To Hope 1920 1279 Sarah Rennicke

Though You say You’re with me always, I feel left high and dry. You brought me so close to sweetness and then snatched it away and slammed the door on…

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Scar on the Cheek: Judas’ Betrayal

Scar on the Cheek: Judas’ Betrayal 1920 1449 Prasanta Verma

The kiss on the cheek planted swift, turns to thorny scratch, burns long and thin, drips red on black dirt. Fragile petals live a breath away, a thin vein from…

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Hosanna

Hosanna 1920 1279 Sarah Rennicke

What did the people think, as they saw You heading towards the Jewel City? What did they believe they would see? The survival of Your people? The placement of a…

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Wilderness Living

Wilderness Living 1920 1281 Sarah Rennicke

When He called my name to cross the waters, I did not know where it would lead. What wilderness lay before me, or even that He Himself would be taking…

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Merry and Bright

Merry and Bright 150 150 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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Awakened

Awakened 150 150 Sarah Rennicke

We are all meant to be. Someone. Something. A flash of light through thick, syrupy darkness. We have been fastened together by dreams and shapes and symphonies, formed in the…

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Peculiar Road

Peculiar Road 150 150 Sarah Rennicke

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…

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Come To You

Come To You 150 150 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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Why Not Me

Why Not Me 150 150 Sarah Rennicke

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…

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Soft Promise

Soft Promise 150 150 Sarah Rennicke

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 an hour more without turning…

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Greater Strength

Greater Strength 150 150 Sarah Rennicke

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 the fire of betrayal? It…

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