The Touch of the Master’s Hand

A poem about the transforming power of the Master.  Written by Myra Brooks Welch 'Twas battered and scarred, and the auctioneer Thought it scarcely worth his while To waste much time on the old violin, But held it up with a smile. "What am I bidden, good folks," he cried, "Who'll start the bidding for … Continue reading The Touch of the Master’s Hand

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In Defense of Miracles…

"Unless you people see signs and wonders," Jesus told him, "you will never believe." John 4:48 This weekend a friend of mine recommended I watch the movie "Miracles From Heaven."  I usually avoid the sappy feel-good stuff because I suspect Hollywood is trying to pull on my heart-strings to make cash...that said, this friend - … Continue reading In Defense of Miracles…

Remember the times…

Photo credit here It has been awhile since I have written.  I have no excuse other than to claim "tempest fugit," as my intentions are daily, but life interferes.   But today it is time...to remember the times. Today marks the time, many years ago God answered my prayer.  It was a bodacious prayer.  It was … Continue reading Remember the times…

Being Thank-full Goes Beyond Counting Your Blessings written by TRACIE MILES

Reblogged from Proverbs 31 Ministries "One of them, when he saw he was healed, came back, praising God in a loud voice. He threw himself at Jesus’ feet and thanked him — and he was a Samaritan." Luke 17:15-16 (NIV) So, ’tis the season to be thankful. Everywhere you look, people are talking about being … Continue reading Being Thank-full Goes Beyond Counting Your Blessings written by TRACIE MILES

Writing for One

  I will declare your name to my people; in the assembly I will praise you. Psalm 22:22 Today is one of those days.  I want to write.  I need to write...but my thoughts are like spider webs - knitting together and then floating away.  I can't concentrate.  So I sit before this screen and ask … Continue reading Writing for One

Talisman

tal·is·man ˈtaləsmən,ˈtalizmən/ noun an object, typically an inscribed ring or stone, that is thought to have magic powers and to bring good luck. su·per·sti·tion ˌso͞opərˈstiSH(ə)n/noun a widely held but unjustified belief in supernatural causation leading to certain consequences of an action or event, or a practice based on such a belief. Lacrosse players are a superstitious bunch.  Rules … Continue reading Talisman

Seeing In The Darkness

“It is said that the darkest hour of the night comes just before the dawn.”― Thomas Fuller I have noticed in my personal community of friends and family a sense of disparity in regards to the state of this country and the world in general. Indeed, my recent post "Peace Be Still" is an outpouring … Continue reading Seeing In The Darkness

It’s Up To You Now…

Photo by Mark Petruzzi Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. Deuteronomy 6:6-7 And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit … Continue reading It’s Up To You Now…

Peace Be Still – The Author’s Prayer

Face bowed low, head in hand, she prayed aloud and took her stand The early dawn was dark and cold, she stayed bent down, her words were bold Her spirit travelled across the world, she gathered hearts for her to hold Some known to her others not, she made her pleas her tears ran hot … Continue reading Peace Be Still – The Author’s Prayer