Tag: Poetry

The Great Exchange: From Death to Life

In and of ourselves, we are nothing. In fact, we are worse than nothing… we are like dirty pigs wallowing in our own filth, thinking we’re the richest most enviable creatures on earth. But as any one who’s seen at a pigsty can tell you, pigs are clearly neither rich nor enviable. We’re not much better. We are […]

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Devotions & Poetry

I would usually be sharing a devotional thought with you today. But I have some exciting news to share, and thought I would combine the two things. You see, I write poetry. And one place that has been especially influential in encouraging my poetic musings is Poetic Bloomings. And today they’re sharing an interview they did […]

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God’s Courtroom

I enter the court and the judgestands before me, righteous anddemanding of the same from me,who knows only wickedness. I cower before him, wanting to hidemy weakness, my filth, ashamedto even look at his face, in his eyes,knowing my sentence too well. I shudder to think of the yearsthat must be spent abandonedin some dark […]

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Go, and Sin No More (Guest Post)

Many of you know that one of my hobbies is writing poetry. I take part in a few online poetry communities, where I receive writing prompts and am able to find encouragement and feedback on my work. My favorite of these is Poetic Asides, a blog with a real sense of community, where many writers […]

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Eternity

Preface: Many of you know I write poetry. I also follow several poetry blogs, which provide weekly writing prompts (words, themes, images) for our musing and inspiration. This week, one of them (Sunday Scribblings) provided the word ‘eternity’ for a prompt. And after musing over the word for a day, I started wondering about eternity […]

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No Passive Participants

Not the mother, certainly, swollen with tender womb, divine treasure buried within her, promised bearer of the holy Baby. Not the father either, the chosen provider for the coming Child, appointed to guide Him throughout His fleeting days of childhood. Neither the shepherds, those blessed and dazzled by celestial choirs, eager to worship their infant […]

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Creation

“Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth?  Tell me, if you have understanding.” Job 38:4 Who among us can know how the universe was formed out of nothing, how mankind was made out of dust, how woman was formed from man? Who among us can know the great depths of the […]

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