Category: Poetry


“Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you!

Isaiah 49:15 (NIV)

When Jesus taught his disciples to pray they start off the prayer with, “Our Father in heaven” (Matthew 6:5 NIV). Whenever we talk about God, we refer to Him as, well, Him. The Church is a bride waiting for the return of the groom (God). We always think about God as our Father because he is. However, we forget that God is the one who gave love, and all of the attributes of feminine love, to women. Specifically in the area of motherhood.

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In these times of trouble, where can we go for relief from the days that shout harm to us? Images of fear, death, and violence greet us wherever we turn. War is on the lips of the people. Be it whispers in the dark, or the bugler on high, joyfully announcing the crimes of the day. We awake trembling, facing the scourge before us. Who will save us? Where is the light to show us the way? 

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Clear Blue Skies

One of my favorite books in the New Testament is the book of Acts. Also known as the Acts of the Apostles. The reason why I like this book so much is there in the extended title. It includes the Acts of the Apostles while subsequently providing us with some history of the early church. I find the book of Judges in the Old Testament shares a similar place in my heart. Contrary to Acts, Judges isn’t a historical book about great faith. If anything, Judges tells us what happens when people are not faithful to God. I’m not entirely sure why I like Judges so much. I suppose, in between all of the falling down we see from Israel, we get to also see some stories about some of the most faith-filled and realistic people in the Bible come to life.

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Holy Ground

In any conflict, there are typically two sides, and both sides think they are right. Otherwise, there wouldn’t be a conflict, would there? Today, I want to briefly go over Joshua’s encounter with the commander of the Lord’s army at the end of Joshua 5 and share my thoughts about this enigmatic incident.

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