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This Issue:

Jan/Feb 2015

  • courage
  • 2nd chances
  • not your Sunday tunes
  • and more!


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Hope Lost

Lanny Farmer

I’ve lost all hope and lost all heart.
My days are walking in the dark.
Depression makes me want to hide
and conjures thoughts of suicide.

To take my life and leave this…

01/26/15 at 12:53 PM


Craig Mitchell

Bless us with the courage
to resist those who do wrong
to speak up for the weak
to embrace the lonely
to welcome the homeless
to state the truth in…

01/25/15 at 02:17 PM

What is Courage?

Jackie Montoya

Courage is accepting humility.
Courage is choosing the other path.
Courage is standing up for the weak.
Courage is being kind to the defenseless.
Courage is doing what it takes to be different.

01/24/15 at 02:06 PM


Sharon Dexter

My friend, I hold you close.
I hear your pain,
I feel your frustration.
My heart is torn in two.

The river of your life
flows over…

01/16/15 at 11:30 AM


Donny Ingraham

We need a holiday
free from remembering pain
I’m tired of remembering the fallen
people dying for no reason
fighting to achieve equality
We need a…

01/13/15 at 03:27 PM


Christina Spaeth, 20

I read the Gospels, and what do I remember?
Not the names or the places,
not every single Beatitude,
and especially not the genealogy of Christ.
What I remember are the miracles:
turning water…

01/05/15 at 07:51 PM

Body Guard

Melinda Williams

My body
is what allows me to walk
and talk
and be in this world.

My body
is what allows God to use…

01/02/15 at 01:50 PM

New Year Prayer

Lydia Grace, 19

I resolve to live more fully in 2015,
each day brighter, more purposeful,
full of faith and not of fear.
Give me courage to accept life’s adventures
and faith to avoid second…

12/31/14 at 11:59 PM


Beth Waller

God loves me
for who I am
when no one else can
God loves me
though I can’t understand why
God loves…

12/28/14 at 04:37 PM


Megan Alsene, 16

Why do tears come with pain?
Wouldn’t laughter be better
to speed the healing?
Why do people cry in frustration and anger
when a cheerful countenance brings life?
What do tears…

12/18/14 at 02:40 PM

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