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The Life of the True Light on Earth – Lenten Reflections

This month, I’ve been reading a chapter of Matthew each night to reflect more deeply on the life of Christ during this season of Lent. These poems have come as a result of those reflections.   Tried & Tempted, Victorious & Vigilant Matthew 4 Before ministry began, Christ the human Faced the desert temptation, Weak… Continue reading The Life of the True Light on Earth – Lenten Reflections

Daily Living · Whispers of Faith

The Anguish and Reward of Cross-Bearing

The culture says, “Follow your heart.” The culture says, “Do what feels good.” The culture says, “Indulge your desires, your fantasies, your longings – they are there for a reason.” Christ says, in Luke 9:23, “‘If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.” If… Continue reading The Anguish and Reward of Cross-Bearing

Current Events · Daily Living · Undistracted Living · Whispers of Faith

Top Ten Lessons Learned in 2020

If ever there was a year to learn things, it was this one. Lessons I never expected. Lessons I never would have chosen on my own. Lessons that were painfully necessary. Lessons that have deepened my faith and challenged my mind. Just a quick glance back over this year’s blog posts show me such a… Continue reading Top Ten Lessons Learned in 2020