Goodness (Psalm 4)

Here I am, hear my plea, O my God. I feel abandoned and all alone; I even wonder why you would listen to me be merciful to me and hear my prayer.   How long, must I live with these indignities? Is my life full of delusions? Am I lying to myself? My Lady has […]

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Shortstop

We sing in unison, then settle in to “Play ball”   He turns and squats before Her, he bows his head and prays   “Help me”, he asks silently, “I beg you, keep me whole.”   Ready, he springs to his feet, filled with Her mercy   He plays with abandon on his toes   […]

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Shortstop

We sing in unison, then settle in to “Play ball” He turns and squats before Her, he bows his head and prays “Help me”, he asks silently, “I beg you, keep me whole.” Ready, he springs to his feet, filled with Her mercy He plays with abandon on his toes He plays gracefully with his […]

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Joy and Sadness

Joy and Sadness go hand in hand. Sadness without Joy is despair. Joy without Sadness is cheeky.   Sadness is vital to Joy’s joy, adversity provides comfort, loss increases happiness.   Joy is vital to Sad’s sadness, confidence overcomes distress, gain often only comes through pain.   Sadness makes Joy’s joy real, hope listens with […]

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Mercy

Mercy Sitting there in the Square ruined and disheveled, cloaked in drab failure, passers by pass by One stops and stoops and with extended hand says, “Tell me about it,” and sits to listen. “I took the coin and I ran, spending it all without care, and by myself, I was a winner. Now, look […]

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