Tag Archives: patience

Touching Your Robe

Human: By my faith, I am healed. Jesus, Son of David, heal me! Satan: Get real. If he didn’t pluck the thorn from Paul’s side, why would he heal you? Wisdom: God is no respecter of persons. Human: Right! The … Continue reading

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Are We in a Relationship?

When we’re in a relationship, we know traits about the person’s character that others who aren’t in a relationship with that person wouldn’t know or haven’t experienced first hand. Barbie loves dogs. Jason tells jokes. Don gives up easily. Sandy has a … Continue reading

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“You’re Welcome!” (not)

Traffic is heavy, moving like a dried up earthworm. Good Christian that I am, I flash my lights to signal to the driver in the crossroad that he can enter the main highway, even though I have the right of … Continue reading

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Learn from a Nosebleed

Three days a week I pump, kick, push up and squat with a group that has been sweating together at the Y, some of us for five years, others joining more recently. The other day, my nose started bleeding. (Too … Continue reading

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Are You Too Sensitive?

Our Bible study group is discussing, “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it … Continue reading

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These Might be Awful . . .

. . . but I enjoyed writing poems inspired by scripture. Love Pop song lyrics Echolocations seeking God’s endless embrace (1 John 4:19)   The Big Knower Oh, yeah  – you’ve scanned me and you get me. You know when … Continue reading

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Why Not Patience?

At church a mother spoke about the things she learned from her mother. (It was Mothers Day.) She said, “I learned from her not to pray for patience, but to pray for strength and guidance.” I’m still wondering why she … Continue reading

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