Not Always Saintly

Not always saintly

My attitude, behavior

Grateful for God’s grace

His unconditional love

Unquenchable, unrestrained

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In Mercy’s Season

In mercy’s season

She relocated to land

Called “Hallelujah!”

Time’s trials have etched

Patterns around her features

Yet her countenance

Wears rich patina of grace

God’s constant companionship

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Be Not Caught on Tenterhooks

‘Do not worry, fear

Be not caught on tenterhooks’

Heart casts all concerns

To Jesus’ hands—He holds true

Peace, Protection, Provision

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Philippians 4:6-7 New King James:  “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.”

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Age, a Paint Palette

Age, a paint palette

Pale to vibrant blended tints

No matter that years

Will trample, steal youth’s roses

Heart shuns shadowed sepia

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Heart-Sparkle Remains

After holidays

Glitter’s swept out with old year

Heart-sparkle remains

Bethlehem star shimmers still

The Babe King, Christ, is risen

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Heart Snippets

A snippet of verse

Old-fashioned romantic rhyme

Haiku brevity

Couplet, heart’s heliotrope

But longing’s ache can’t be snipped

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Just a Bite

It’s never enough

“Just a bite”, holiday fare

Recipes galore

Temptation’s tangy tyrant

Siren song, sweet lust of tongue

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Holiday Gremlins

Holiday gremlins

Not grinch minions…mere angels

Glitter-dusting hearts

Kind hope cloaked incognito

Mountains moved amid laughter

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