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This Issue:

March/April 2014

  • the art of listening
  • trouble with the law
  • sin's sting
  • and more!


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Nail Print

Teresa Burleson

My finger formed you.
My love designed you.
My Spirit sealed you.
Could I forget you,
My blood-bought child?
Proof of my love is…

04/18/14 at 12:21 PM

Find the Courage to Love

Marissa Dunn, 19

Trusting my breath
in the palm of your hand,
I change my ways.
Waking other weary souls
with the gift you offer,
I walk with…

04/14/14 at 02:31 PM

A Matter of Trust

Sudha Khristmukti

Nothing is going right.
My plans and dreams
        have been smashed.
My hardest, best efforts
        do not seem to be enough.
I am crushed under the burden

04/08/14 at 03:11 PM

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Take a Break with Sight Psalms

BEAUTY: Slow down. Pull over. The glory of God is beautifully reflected all around you.

04/05/14 at 12:42 PM

Letter to God Letter to God

Are You a Poet?

April is Poetry Month. If you enjoy writing poetry or even it you just want to give it…

04/01/14 at 03:09 PM


Brian Roberts

So often we take our lives for granted,
with no appreciation until they’re gone.
Only then can we see
what we’ve done wrong.

The wise appreciate what they have.
They don’t make bad…

03/25/14 at 03:38 PM

Are You Listening?

Amber Koneval, 21

I shouted into the darkness
to see if anyone would care.
The silence was suffocating.

I shouted again—
dark, angry words that boiled up,
threatening to blot out the…

03/15/14 at 02:06 PM

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God Doesn’t Make Junk

Matt Carter

Everyone has a story. This video tells the story of Kayla Curfman and her walk with Jesus Christ.

Through struggles with self-worth, identity, and image, Kayla finds that we are…

03/08/14 at 10:36 AM


Alan Thorimbert, 19

Sin entangles the mind’s objectives
and ensnares the hands.
We so easily lose ourselves
in its beguiling mirages
for it has a cunning beauty,
bereft of pleasure and warmth,
that fades delicately into the…

03/07/14 at 03:23 PM

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Try a Breath Prayer

For one week, avoid the mirror and don’t step on the scale. Silence negative thoughts by repeating this breath prayer based on Psalm 18:1, 19b (NIV):

02/27/14 at 02:12 PM

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