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Sep/Oct 2015

  • it's MY decision
  • confidence
  • be the blessing
  • and more!


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Listen for the Truth

Crystal Mazzuca

How do we silence the lies
that tell us we aren’t good enough,
the voices that say it’s all our fault,
that no one cares?
The lies seem so true.
They make us hurt…

10/05/15 at 02:27 PM


Paige Parks & Donny Ingraham

Ashamed and guilty,
I crawl, broken, to the throne,
hiding my face,
hoping not to expose my sin,
as if I could keep it from you.
I have been seduced by other…

10/03/15 at 01:42 PM

Looking for God

David Showalter

Look into someone’s eyes:
     stare into the unimaginable depth.
Take time to look deeply enough.
     The light of life within shines brighter
     than any distant flaming…

10/01/15 at 03:22 PM

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Are You God?

Carolyn Caines & Richard Lawton

A small and tattered beggar boy
stood looking down the street.
His clothes were mostly patches,
and no shoes were on his feet.

He came upon a bakery;
he stood and peered…

09/28/15 at 02:56 PM


Misty Butler

When you look at her, what do you see?
An average girl too plain to be
the smiling, crowned homecoming queen,
just someone in between?
A girl with average hair and eyes,
with no…

09/26/15 at 10:37 AM


Elaine Creasman

Lord, I’ve been thinking about bullies today.
Even though they’re mean and hurt others so much,
does their bullying begin when people are cruel to them?
Is it possible they pass along…

09/24/15 at 11:57 AM

Decisions, Decisions!

Beth Boswell Jacks

My parents used to tell me what to do.
Life was simpler then, I guess.
I didn’t always like it,
but my boundaries were narrow:
“Drink your milk.”

09/18/15 at 03:57 PM


Sharon Dyer

If God can dip
into a palette
and with
a few simple strokes
create the crimson shades
of the morning…

09/07/15 at 02:49 PM


Adrian Agachi

Feelings have gathered at the gate of my heart.
Do I dare to share them with you?
Are we dating? Are we chatting? Are we daydreaming?
I am confused, dazzled, disoriented.
I want…

09/02/15 at 04:23 PM

Draw Me Close

Naomi Dominique

Draw me close to you, Lord,
that I may know more about you
and learn from you,
become more like you
and please you in word and deed.
This is my desire,…

08/29/15 at 05:28 PM

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