make the time

on a weathered bench I play  minutes…hours… half a day! How I wish  to pause the time  play the day away  on this piano of mine! Every year when the Christmas season is over, I always wish I had spent more time playing through my favorite Christmas piano books. Not this year! I am determined to […]

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Windows

Separate  inside from out  behind curtains  we peek out   illumination  cannot hide the life that carries on  inside  I have been thinking a lot about windows. I have always loved glancing into windows of the homes we pass by when we drive through neighborhoods. Shakespeare said it best- “Eyes are the windows to your soul”. […]

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When the sun rises, so do I

colors blaze across the sky- when the sun rises, so do i a fresh new day  another try when the sun rises  so do i ocean crashes seagulls fly  when the sun rises so do i I climb the stairs with a pensive sigh when the sun rises so do i This past weekend we […]

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Hope

I am not really one who likes to talk about politics. Not at all. I definitely have my own thoughts and opinions about things but I do my best to try to look at situations with an unbiased view. I happened to watch the news the other day, and I was heartbroken.  Heartbroken at how […]

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All Things New

“All Things New” I wish   some things  in my  life   had been  just a little  bit  different  when I take time to  reminisce wax poetic  with my pen  it’s then I see that He  has made all things  work for His good  every little dash and line  brush strokes  with His hands of […]

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hands

Do you ever wonder  if God has hands? And how He formed the face of this beautiful land? How He carved the mountains and the valley below? Did He hand-pick every green thing and tell them all to grow? Do you ever wonder? Do you ever wonder if God has hands? Let the favor of the […]

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hurry up and wait

hurry up and  wait-  what’s the rush?  lay down a while  and feel the lush  fresh dewy grass  beneath my feet  a  morning’s walk  nearly complete perched under a kelly-green foliage canopy that’s where you’ll  be finding me!  I remain confident of this:     I will see the goodness of the Lord     in the land of […]

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born to fly

You can’t keep a butterfly  down born to fly-  won’t stay  on the ground  flitting and floating  you’d think it was gloating that her post-cocoon freedom  was found!  “Oh, that I had wings like a dove! I would fly away and be at rest”-  Psalm 55:6 My girls went back to school this past week. […]

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Help Us Accept Each Other (a hymn remake)

If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. If I give all […]

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Amazing Grace (House of the Rising Son)

Amazing Grace, How sweet the sound That saved a wretch like me I once was lost, but now am found T’was blind but now I see T’was Grace that taught my heart to fear And Grace, my fears relieved How precious did that grace appear The hour I first believed When we’ve been there, ten […]

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