Lord of the Waves

You walked all night to meet your friends as the waves washed the soles of your feet They saw you far off; they screamed in fright “Is it real? It’s a ghost that we see!” Take courage my friends, it is I, don’t be afraid Take courage my friends, it is I, Lord of the waves” Lord, if it’s you, […]

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Bless These Hands

O maker of the garden, hold these hands Give them the patience that they need to press the tiny seeds into the dirt and wait … wait … for new life to show God, you turn a burial into a seed’s new chance at life You draw us from the darkness to the light O life within the garden, help […]

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You were sewing for me bolts and bobbins, scissors, fabric, bright debris No other project could fit on the table of my life while your work covered it You hold a dream, in colors you conceived for me imagined long ago And your thread holds across eternity — You were looking at me Did I see some mischief in your smile, […]

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Mary and Mary

Mary and Mary cried through that long, hellish night At last day was dawning, the grey dissolved in the light They ran to the grave. …where they were shocked by an angel who shook the ground with his news His face sparked like lightning, flashing & blinding He said, Don’t be afraid: Jesus lives, he lives – let his life […]

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