A Single Tear

The children rushed to see Him, shouting as they came, “He’s coming!” rang throughout the streets, all knowing of His fame. They laughed and danced and cried for joy because the King was near, And all rushed out to see Him: the One they loved so dear. “It’s Jesus, the One from Nazareth, He healed […]

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Mary’s Part

Then took Mary a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment. John 12: 3 It lingers still: the sweet, sweet scent Upon His robe, where’re He went. Mary’s box of treasure […]

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Thank You, Lord

I came across this “poem”–it’s more of a prayer–the other day and thought I’d share it for Mother’s Day.  Our oldest turned thirty this year!  How did that happen?  As I read the poem, it seemed like yesterday that I was the one in the hospital giving birth.  Tommy arrived at 2:47 am after twenty-two […]

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Dost Thou Not Care?

But Martha was cumbered about much serving, and came to him, and said, Lord, dost thou not care that my sister hath left me to serve alone? bid her therefore that she help me. Luke 10:40   “Dost thou not care?” The words still ring in my ear! “Dost thou not care?” How could I […]

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The Cost of Saying, “No.”

What if we say, “No,” What would be the cost? How rough would be the path; How much would it cost? When Jesus calls us to a task Whether big or very small, If we do not what He asks, How great will be our fall? Would I sacrifice the sweetness That permeates our home? […]

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A Mother’s Prayer

It is the prayer of a mother that makes this country strong. For through a mother’s prayers, her children come to God. On bended knee prays the mother, and the Lord will use her son; Christian beauty springs forth in her daughter – Because of prayer, a soul is won. May our land be filled […]

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A New Year

Happy New Year!  At times, I complain about the clock and look forward to an eternal heaven where time shall be no more; however, today I thank the Lord for a new beginning.  Oh, how we need them! The following poem is from The Continual Burnt Offering, a 1941 daily devotional book by H. A. […]

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