Tag Archives: God

Alone No More

Everyone feels disconnected alone and afraid acted out in anger and feigned indifference when what we want is a hug kind word a moment when we know with certainty that we will never be alone again. ******** Photo by Uzma … Continue reading

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Plastic Brooms

Don’t give me a plastic broom; I only want one of grass dried in the sun. Seems like plastic has replaced real things including smiles frozen on faces that have forgotten how to love.

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Fruits of the Garden

Jars of tomatoes, pickles and okra jellies and jam stored for a winter day. Housewives shared recipes and garden gifts across picket fences. Food without chemicals from soil rich and fertile has given way to supermarkets full of false food … Continue reading

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Certain Irony

Old ladies with rolled stockings paper fans on a stick pushing hot air on faces in prayer No electric fans or air conditioning did our church have only paper fans with funeral home ads moving back and forth mixing death … Continue reading

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Offering Plate

Pass the offering plate little envelopes of tithe, there…duty done. I smile in self-satisfaction. But did I tithe all of me giving from all God has given me helping those in need laughter to those who cry? Did I tithe … Continue reading

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Fairy Beds

Mushrooms dot the lawn Last night fairies danced and sang Mushroom beds by day

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Teen-age Ugly

There is nothing more ugly than a teenager. Nothing we say will make them feel better. How ironic that the beauty of this age is lost in the woes of marred skin a broken heart rebellious nature and an arrogance … Continue reading

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