Archive for December 2012

Love: Rejoice! Rejoice!

First Coming He did not wait till the world was ready,till men and nations were at peace.He came when the Heavens were unsteady,and prisoners cried out for release. He did not wait for the perfect time.He came when the need was deep and great.He dined with sinners in all their grime,turned water into wine. He…

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What shall we do with the Christmas presents?

We stare and stare through the tearsat the presents hidden away for childrenwho will never open their gifts again Only silence respondsthe terrible silence There are no wordsto ease the painthat will burnevery timewe set the tablefor 5 where only 4 will sit How will we live now?Will our center hold?Or shall we all fly…

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Are we a brood of vipers?

John said to the crowds that came out to be baptized by him, “You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the wrath to come? Bear fruits worthy of repentance. Do not begin to say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our ancestor’; for I tell you, God is able from these stones…

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