Vignettes—Forgotten

The air chilled him to the bone. He pulled his coat tighter around himself as he walked, making his rounds. Another lonely night shift in the deserted office building, watching and waiting. He stopped to look out the window at the dark sky above. The night seemed so long waiting for dawn. Hope seemed so […]

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When Darkness Stalks Our Joy

I feel the light begin to wane Darkness knocks at my door An old acquaintance Wanting to pay me a visit . The last time you were here You crushed all my joy Took away any laughter Pulled the shades on the light . Tears well up inside of me Hopelessness seeps in My body […]

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Prayer Journey — Life Giver

The sun sets, marking the end of another day; adding another day to my life. As darkness sets in, I reflect on you dear Lord Jesus — how you bring light to dark places; hope to hopeless situations. You are the giver of life. Every breath I take is a gift from you. Each day […]

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Prayer Journey — Glimmer of Hope

The storm clouds circle above. Darkness blocks the sun. I scan the horizon, but only grayness prevails. I feel the turbulent wind engulf me; menacing, threatening to break the calm. A feeling of dread overwhelms me. Then I see a small break in the clouds. Suddenly a sliver of light pierces the encroaching darkness. Hope […]

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Pressing On In Faith

Bruised and injured I lay on the ground
My adversaries advance, closing in for the kill
I pull my belt tight around my waist, secure my breastplate
I see their angry faces as they move closer
They taunt me with their screams, “Where is your God now?!”

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