Tag: Inspiration

Poetry and prose that lifts your spirit.

Give Me Understanding

Psalm 119:34: Give me understanding, so that I may keep your law and obey it with all my heart. In our desire to be self-sufficient, we forget that on our own we are alive but lifeless. We have no purpose except to please ourselves.… Continue Reading “Give Me Understanding”

The Gift of Today

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens… Ecclesiastes 3:1 When I was a child my family lived in Hobbs, New Mexico, where it rarely snowed. Wintery weather was always a surprise. I remember coming out of… Continue Reading “The Gift of Today”

Carols – 3rd Poem of Christmas

Carolers

Call out! Shout for joy! Advent tells of a baby boy, Reigning not as a regal king. One babe in the manger, that’s the thing. Live, love, laugh, dance, sing and shout, Sharing His love, that’s what Christmas is about. _____________________ These ceramic Victorian… Continue Reading “Carols – 3rd Poem of Christmas”

Q&A With Lisa Ellison: Paying it Forward

Q. In one sentence who is Lisa Cooper Ellison? A. I’m a person who believes in the power of stories and the importance of helping others. Q. Your bio says you come from a family where everything is communicated through a narrative arc. Talk… Continue Reading “Q&A With Lisa Ellison: Paying it Forward”

Because He Has Promised

  I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.  Philippians 4:13 There have been too many times in my life when I thought I could do “it” – whatever “it” was at the time – all on my own. And yet I know… Continue Reading “Because He Has Promised”

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