A Resurrection of the Unlived

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And down the mineshaft they were thrown a billion unlived lives all carefully wrapped in earthen pots in darkness they survived and then by some amazing grace a light burst forth within and they arose to walk the earth refute the lie of sin for when the truth is labelled “fail” and condemnation rules it leaves the people disempowered to …

Takes Many Tears

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“You do not have to live in fear” he said with firm conviction “but getting there takes many tears though fear may spike you many years like some old malediction you do not have to live in fear for if you listen you will hear a quiet benediction but getting there takes many tears” and I replied “it’s very clear …

Reclassification

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I am not really my body, it dies, so I shall step to the side of it I am not who I think I am so I shall put thinking on the back-burner I am not who I feel I am so feelings can join thinking & body for now I am not who I imagine I am so imagination …

In a Corner of Apparent Insignificance

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Somewhere, in a little corner of apparent insignificance I found some honey, way down at the very bottom of an old jar it reminded me of the often hidden generosity in small events that pop into one’s life unexpectedly – revealing a secret serendipity the result of some cosmic chain of cause-and-effect, set in motion by a Source of trustworthy …

Pilot’s Seat

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We are pilot’s of redemption in the driver’s seat but filed for an exemption … have fallen all asleep we’re dreaming of redemption in the children’s seat and want a new exemption to wake us from our sleep we’ve been graced a new exemption to wake up from our sleep and accept the invitation to take the pilot’s seat.   …

Till All the False Was Burned

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Before the story ever left my lips with all its worries busy everywhere I knew I must reduce the crazy clutter that limits possibilities in prayer so holding counsel, paused another round I sat in silence where the road was crossed and listened to my breathing as an art which surfaced all my fears about the loss and all the …

Insomniac’s Desperation

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I lie in bed and try to sleep it’s 3.00 a.m, I’m wide awake I dream of sleeping really deep I’ve spent the hours counting sheep and now they’re bored and want a break I lie in bed and try to sleep then round the bedroom shadows creep they taunt me if they’re real or fake I dream of sleeping …

The Cup

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The cup from which I choose to drink is one of several on display determines if I rise or sink and knowing there’s a vital link I try avoid…, at least delay the cup from which I choose to drink especially when I’m on the brink and I’d prefer to run away determines if I rise or sink though when …

To Accompany You

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If I were to accompany you for a mile on your journey I would be astonished by your beauty and enchanted by our common humanity – your children I would consider as my own and your parents as due my honour and respect governments who try to make us be enemies would be invisible to us and we’d live without …

Beyond My Grasp

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The limit sits beyond my grasp I stand behind an obstacle and all I have to do is ask I sweat confronted by this task it’s way too analytical the limit sits beyond my grasp I picture fiends in darkened masks it’s all apocalyptical and all I have to do is ask the answer must lie on my path all …