Yearly Archives: 2013

Balancing Act

They walk on the balance beam of time, And we follow closely behind, Talking them into a straight line. Perhaps, they’ll fall off a time or two, And if at some point they do, We tell them, “Look! Do it

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Shepherds in the Fields

Shepherds in the fields watched their flocks by night When an angel shone in glorious light. The shepherds were awed and greatly afraid. But the angel consoled them: “Please. Be brave. I bring you tidings of the greatest joy. Born

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In the Eyes

Look people in the eyes At all times. That’s where Jesus lies, Not in their fancy tie Or in their shape or size. That’s just a disguise To make you realize You cannot despise Someone when you look Them in

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#3

Know therefore, my brethren, and understand That from the going forth of His command, There will be seven and sixty-two weeks Before our One Savior, the Prince of Peace Will rebuild Jerusalem and its streets. In troublesome times, he will

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#2

On the clouds of heaven, Jesus Christ came To the Ancient of Days, Name above names, To be drawn to Him and sat before Him That His glorious praise might be given So all peoples and nations could serve Him,

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#1

Unto us a Child is born from heaven. Unto us God’s only Son is given. We shall call His name all wonderful things: The Prince of Peace, Our God, and Mighty King. His government and peace will have no end,

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#36

Without knowing what Simeon meant, Part of Mary knew why the Lord was sent. There was also a prophetess, Anna, Who was old and forsook bread as manna. At eighty-four, she never left temple And prayed all day in ways

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Droplets of Precious Rain

The droplets of rain drip from the darkened trees Like pearls, or the inner parts of me, Cast to the muddy ground before approaching swine, As if from vulnerable vines. Perhaps, I shouldn’t do such before evil man, Because in

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#33

In Jerusalem, a man, Simeon– Just and devout– waited considering, Who’d be the consolation of the Jews, It was revealed to him who God would choose, And that he’d not see death until the Lord. Listless by all the waiting,

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#10

In the beginning, God created all: Separating heaven and earth to awe. Through power and might, the LORD’s Word came forth. His Word broke the heavens from dust and earth. Darkness was upon the face of the deep; The Ghost

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