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This Issue:

Sep/Oct 2014

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


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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

What I Did For What You Did


I left, but still
You warmly offered
Your welcoming arms.
I played deaf, but still
You cordially expressed
Your consoling…

08/22/14 at 11:27 AM

Defining Line

Carolyn Caines

There is a clear, defining line around me
a boundary marked out, flagged,
and recorded.

Walls protect what’s valuable,
private treasures,
feelings and beliefs I…

08/19/14 at 07:55 AM

One of the Nine

Melinda Williams

I am one of the nine
too often—
reaping the blessings
but unwilling,
to give…

08/17/14 at 11:02 AM

Praying the Story

Roberta Porter

A goal of Bible study is not only to know more about the Bible, but also to let the scripture change us. Sometimes, as I read, I place…

08/09/14 at 05:06 PM


Dylan Green, 17

When I call out your name,
do you hear me?
When I look into the heavens,
do you see me?

When times are good,
my faith is…

08/01/14 at 02:48 PM

In the Desert

Richard Lawton

Life is a desert at times.
Violence, illness, tragedy,
unemployment, abandoned children,
divorce, misuse of sex—
Life makes no…

07/28/14 at 02:33 PM

Longing for Heaven

Ariana Bumgardner

I long to wear a golden crown
At the end of life’s long race
I long to sit on a golden throne
And gaze on Christ’s sweet face
I long to hear…

07/14/14 at 01:06 PM

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