Category Archives: Poems

Sometimes I Cry

Sometimes I Cry Chris Stapleton There are days that I can walk around like I’m alright And I pretend to wear a smile on my face And I could keep the pain from comin’ out of my eyes But sometimes, … Continue reading

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I Sing Because…

For those for whom worship of the Living God is woven into the fabric of life, one of the sad laments during this time of social distancing has been the loss of communal worship – the singing of praise to … Continue reading

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Beautiful Disaster

What if we marinated our woes in love, patience, and empathy? Baked it at 370 degrees of vulnerability and accountability? What a beautiful disaster when fear is no longer the main course or ingredient of our recipes. Source: itsamavee Back … Continue reading

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The Need to be Listened To

Anyone – by Demi Lovato I tried to talk to my piano I tried to talk to my guitar Talked to my imagination Confided into alcohol I tried and tried and tried some more Told secrets ’til my voice was sore … Continue reading

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The Depths of August

The Depths of August By Eric Pankey I was blinded by grace, A prey torn from its shadow, Entwined only to unravel. Alive in a dead calm, I was fire from which Air is withheld, A charged element. An illegible … Continue reading

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Can you calm down?

A Perfect Way to Die Simple walk to the corner store Mama never thought she would be gettin’ a call from the coroner Said her son’s been gunned down, been gunned down “Can you come now?” Tears in her eyes, … Continue reading

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The Place for the Ship is in the Sea

In his book on the life of 19th century evangelist, D.L. Moody (A Passion for Souls), Lyle W. Dorsett tells the story of a return trip Moody took back to the U.S. on the German steamer, the Spree.  Leaving on November … Continue reading

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