Category Archives: fear

Earthen Vessel

  Longing for you God, body’s failing, drags me down, Old woman used to say I wanna go home. Panic-stricken, weary and worn, Hot coals rise up, ignite the dread. Depths are constantly near, Whispering lies I don’t want to … Continue reading

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A Prayer On the Shore

Quench my thirst, Living Water. Help me trust you God, when I doubt. Remind me of your faithfulness. Enable me to be your vessel of healing. Advise me with Your Holy Spirit. Ease my anxiety when I feel can’t make … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Desperate Vigil…

  Hunched over on my knees, I raise my head. I scan the western horizon praying that I’ll wake from this nightmare. The gut-wrenching fear would pass. Oh, that all this would be a terrible mistake. Please Lord, oh please … Continue reading

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Focus and Be Mindful

I’ve been learning something from readings I’m doing. The practice of mindfulness is not a new-age or mystical belief. It’s a practice which Jesus taught. Be mindful. Watch and pray. Do not worry, for today has enough worry of it’s … Continue reading

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Glass Half Full-when you’re wondering whether to give up

  This year is half gone today, or if you want to look at it with the “glass half full” attitude, half the year is left! Six whole months to do great things, adventures, fill it with joy. Make a … Continue reading

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The Story I Never Told-The Before and After-Part 1

Rewind six years. I’ve never told this story publicly. Best friends and family slowly learned of it, but I avoided telling most people. I still quiver as I revise this story, left as a “draft” in my blog for over … Continue reading

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The Edmund Fitzgerald Shipwreck

“The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald” “The legend lives on from the Chippewa on down Of the big lake they call Gitche Gumee The lake, it is said, never gives up her dead When the skies of November turn gloomy … Continue reading

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