Tag: Gratitude

  • Holy Week Hymn

    Holy Week Hymn

    I had been in the backyard working on one of those DIY projects. Years ago, Tim built a log glider and gave it to me as a gift. Mother's Day, I think it was. At our current home, I have two rockers, a porch swing[..]
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  • Thank you, Amen.

    Thank you, Amen.

    Some nights in the midst of this loneliness I swung among the scattered stars at the end of the thin thread of faith alone.  - Wendell Berry There are times when I go into the closet and shut the door and put my head to[..]
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  • Who My People Are

    Who My People Are

      My people are a superstitious bunch. We don't walk behind rocking chairs. We don't iron on Sundays. Lord, God forgive us quick if we break a mirror. Who can afford seven years of bad luck? My people know that if your nose is itching,[..]
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  • God is Good, God is Great

    God is Good, God is Great

    I learned a lot of prayers in childhood but one specific prayer has been lingering with me lately. It's a prayer you might have learned in childhood, too. Remember this one? God is good God is great Now let us thank Him When I learned that[..]
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  • The Holiness of Place

    The Holiness of Place

    Can you see the holiness of a place beyond the "No Trespass" sign? That moment  when you knew the things unknown even to the "Video Surveillance"? Bowed your heart                         in silent gratitude because words[..]
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