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This Issue:

NovDec 2019

  • (un)Certain
  • Better Together
  • Failure
  • and more!


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Waiting Grace

Sudha Khristmukti

Waiting with bated breath,
fingers crossed,
I pace back and forth;
and time moves so slowly, Lord!
I demand immediate answers—
Yes or…

12/06/19 at 05:18 PM

Living in God’s Presence

Jennifer Osborne, 21

Dear Lord,
Thank you
for wet grass,
for sweet chocolate,
for cool wind.

11/28/19 at 07:04 PM

Just Checking

Caroline Champion

The Christians of the world raised their hands,
but I stopped to make sure I wasn’t the the only one.
I felt the prompting of your Spirit.
but I pretended I didn’t…

11/22/19 at 11:29 AM

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
of failure and…

11/18/19 at 02:11 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…

11/05/19 at 11:50 AM

She Didn’t Die

Elizabeth Hobbs, 17

She has a haggard look about her.
She does not sleep anymore.
I dare not pester.
She’s fighting the urge to weep.

What should I say?
That it’ll all be…

10/18/19 at 03:47 PM

Living in Darkness

Jacquelin Fritz, 23

Shattered in a million pieces,
left on the ground.
Rain mixed with salty tears.
Nowhere to go, no one to turn to—
just another lost cause.

I’m wandering…

10/17/19 at 04:21 PM

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…

10/14/19 at 11:53 AM


Elizabeth Green, 16

She never knew they had her back.
She never knew they wouldn’t attack.
She never knew they cared how she felt.
She never knew they would’ve helped.

She never knew she wasn’t alone.

09/24/19 at 07:01 PM

Trust God’s Promise in Isaiah 41:13

Emily Acker

When pain is too much to bear
and we feel unworthy of love or life,
when harming ourselves seems the only way
to get through the problems we face,
when we feel we…

09/19/19 at 01:02 PM

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