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[27 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]

His manner gentle
His eyes tender
His smile approving
His heart forgiving
His acceptance unbounded
His healing miraculous
His caring unfathomable
He is humble
We are prideful
Our hearts are hardened
We pass judgment
We feel superior
We exclude others
We crave possessions
We die for wealth
We worship power
He heals the broken
He empathizes with sinners
He practices forgiveness
We can’t accept His love
Believe we don’t deserve it
Like Judas we refute it
Guilted by unrequited love
We betray Him who loves us
We’re forgiven seventy times seven
Like Peter we’re weak
Deny we know or follow Jesus
We can’t stand His vulnerability
He accepts death to save us
He is the sacrificial Lamb
He …

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[12 Dec 2013 | 2 Comments | ]

Four-thousand miles zipped by as I flew to Hawaii to meet my one month old granddaughter.  Dawn is a divine spirit with inquisitive blue eyes and fine, strawberry blond hair.  She’s a larger than life spirit, measuring in the ninetieth percentile for both length and weight.
My daughter, Kristen, had to climb a tall mountain to have her first child.  She was forty-three and had endured four miscarriages. This pregnancy was diagnosed within a week of conception, and for the first time the doctors immediately gave her Progesterone to prevent …