Monthly Archives: January 2013

Hide and Seek

She often plays hide and seek with the Lord, For days at a time and sometimes more. She hides in bars and loud parties where the drinks flow free Then awakens mornings full of misery. So she hides again looking

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Gossip

The crowd around you is talking about this and that: She’s ugly; he’s fat. You resist at first: “I shouldn’t say that.” But there’s a lust, a thirst to say your piece. Then it comes out: “Yeah, he’s such a

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Lessons in Suffering

I mourn for her when she grieves my absence, Hold her close to me, and pray for her once I return; Her longing while I’m gone is perhaps her better teacher For his lessons in suffering we all must come

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Crumbs

Heal us, Lord, as we are able To eat the crumbs from Your table. We often ask you for much we should not: Glory, prestige, and wealth as our lot. But these germs of life sicken its possessors. Come to

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