christian living, Poetry

Arise, Christians, Arise

Stand up, Christians Put down the lime-green sharpie coloring leaves in our relaxation books when a nation needs our prayers-our voice. Because babies upon babies die each day by the swallow of a pill or the suction of a tube. Because the great divide is a mountain of tension between the black and the blue… Continue reading Arise, Christians, Arise

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Christmas Mourning {A Poem}

Christmas mourning Sorrow blankets the heart A blizzard of grief For those suffering loss. No carols of joy Just songs of lament A tear-filled tune When the night is silent. Earth’s carpet winter white We shrouded in black Like the lorn nightingale longing For her loved one back. The love lorn nightingale, nightly to thee… Continue reading Christmas Mourning {A Poem}

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Our Redeemer’s Birth

  The Word became flesh And dwelt among us. Light of the World Born into darkness. Grace wrapped in swaddling cloths Truth reposed in a manger. Good news of great joy Christ the Lord, our Savior. Angels praised, Mary pondered And Simeon held Salvation. Anna gave thanks As she gazed upon Israel’s Redemption. We also… Continue reading Our Redeemer’s Birth