Tag Archives: reassurance

In the Face of Disturbing News

In the space of the unknown, there is room for sowing seeds of doubt… or of faith. I know which one has a better yield. Continue reading

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A Reminder of Hope and Light on a January Morning

Even in the chilling gray of winter, there is Light and warmth in God’s quiet Presence. Continue reading

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A Mighty Wind

There’s something about such a fine, sudden change that brings cheer and hope. It sends a sense that even the deepest cold can be broken by something stronger, something better. Continue reading

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Peaceful Risings

Some mornings,
our rising comes early
and we wake to gentle dawn,
our hearts as at rest
as silent silhouettes of elm and locust Continue reading

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A Warm Cleansing

I have been lost in better moments,

standing in deliberate surrender,

surrounded by sharing,

hands lifted toward heaven,
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The Ancient of Days

Beyond the bluffs and the bare-branched ridge,

in the thin cut between the over-hanging shroud

and the blackness of frozen ground,

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Beyond the Struggle

I sometimes struggle to release myself from my own plans and believe that he has included me in his. Beyond that struggle lies the place where peace passes understanding and where I can live the abundant life.

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