Monthly Archives: February 2014

Surprised by Joy

Joy works nights at WalMart as a second job. But she rings up customers like she’s in love. “Did you find everything OK, sir?” I give her a quizzical look, “Yeah. Sure.” She smiles at me through tired eyes. I

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Old Age

When Jesus appears before His brother Jews, He reminds Peter and us, too: That when we’re young and strong, We can make it along Wherever we want to go, But when we’re old, this is not so. For we stretch

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A Snowy Walk

I look at the smooth, virginal snow For an untrodden place to go. Here and there, I see others’ tracks, Where they’ve pursued a trivial task of this or that. But their adventures matter little to me. There’s a winter

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#4

He was despised and rejected by men, A man of sorrows all over again. We hid, as it were, our faces from Him. He was despised, and not esteemed therein. He has borne our multitudinous griefs; Carried our sorrows to

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