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This Issue:

Sep/Oct 2014

  • dishonest
  • bullying
  • are we dating?
  • and more!


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Prayer for Truth

Adrian Agachi

Why do I love lies instead of you,
the almighty Truth?
I dare not say, for if I start to speak,
I might lie again; and your silence
would be unbearable.
I ask in…

10/14/14 at 02:50 PM

for the faith of the young ones

Raymond A. Foss

we give you thanks, oh God
for the faith of the young ones
hearts untrammeled by time
we share our joy
within the congregation
for hearts that are…

09/30/14 at 10:18 AM

scars of the bully

Raymond A. Foss

hurt of their words
pain of their abuse
far too many times the victim
in the schoolyard
scars of the bully, the bullies,
forty some years later
affecting my…

09/29/14 at 12:48 PM


Michelle Ankrum, 16

I am me.
Did you hear that?
I am me.
I am not who you think I am,
who you want me to be.
You insist on bullying me as if I were…

09/28/14 at 01:18 PM

Sticks and Stones

Lanny Farmer

It’s strange the way some are treated,
picked on, hurt, and defeated.
But the ones who are pushed, shamed, and hurt
will one day rise and find their worth.

If you see injustice…

09/26/14 at 11:23 AM

What One Can Do

Tanya Ferdinandusz

I’m only one;
What Can I do?
     You can bring a friend,
     Then there’ll be two.

We’re just two;
What can we…

09/16/14 at 03:56 PM


Alan Thorimbert, 20

Love is not a battlefield,
with a way to lose or win.
Love has no victors
or defeated opponents,
but only broken souls,
who fight to…

09/16/14 at 03:15 PM


Julia Grant, 21

Something inside us
longs for a touch
we can feel, see, and trust—
but we’ve neglected to place
our trust in God.
Insecurity overwhelms…

09/13/14 at 01:27 PM


Rachel Crumpler

Notes rock
between high
and low
sweeping me
into the…

08/31/14 at 03:19 PM

Symphony of Life

Melinda Williams

The music written as our lives by God
is sacred.
In the listening,
the signing,
the symphony of life,
we remember who we have always…

08/29/14 at 11:51 AM

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