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Feb

26

Talitha Cumi

Talitha Cumi She would know what it was to die, the people weep, to really die. They rush to Jesus to say she dies. To quell the crowd the Master simply says she sleeps, give her meat after taking her hand and asking her to rise. She was His model daughter sought who rejected the […]

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Feb

24

One Little Nail

One Little Nail One little nail posted into the huge oak door, Wittenberg Cathedral, the eve of All Saints’ Day, like a little snail it worms its way through thick wood, winds up in people’s minds and the pope’s core then reverses to find itself on the other end of an Edict of Worms, death […]

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Feb

19

You Could Be Mine

You Could Be Mine You could be mine, I will you to. I give you all, I gave socks to you to wear in your parade, but you would march away. I would make you tame a lion in my pride, and give you that great mane, rather you would be a fox chasing your […]

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Feb

15

The Resurrection

The Resurrection The man dies as do all men, dies more horribly. They pierced His hands and feet as David describes, a thousand years before, not growing old as David did. Said he then last words, before giving up His Ghost, “My God, My God why hast Thou forsaken me?” but God, my God cannot […]

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Feb

11

In the Land of Geodesia

In the Land of Geodesia For Brenda In the land of Geodesia you see congeries of clouds, some like big floured dumplings you might like to bite roll by, others ambling in the sky as if they had no place else to go, some scrambling high as if they are trying to get away from […]

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Feb

4

With Five Smooth Stones

With Five Smooth Stones Shiny from the sand on the bank. At Nuwayba’ al Muzayyinah* on the river of Life, you can cross the mighty gulf in the shadow of the pillar of Solomon, Egyptians halted by God’s pillar of fog, the mountains of water, thousands of feet at its highest on both sides. Imagine […]

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Feb

1

Exodus 15

Miriam’s Song “I will sing to the Lord, for he is highly exalted. Both horse and driver he has hurled into the sea. 2 “The Lord is my strength and my defense[a]; he has become my salvation. He is my God, and I will praise him, my father’s God, and I will exalt him. 3 […]

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