Unwanted Advice

As I sat down beside him, he didn’t say a word
I wondered what encouragement he hadn’t heard
He held tight to the bottle to which he’d been lured
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How long I live

How long am I given to live
And what will I do with my time
My bent is to write down some words
Made easier by the desire to rhyme Continue reading

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How can we Live in our Dying?

In living we desire to glorify God our maker.
Acts 17:28 For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring.

In considering the days of our dying, many of us jut have a desire to get it over and get home. We sing of longing for heaven and home. “How long oh Lord? is our furtive cry. Continue reading

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The things that I don’t hear

Seems my hearing has faded
The sounds of life are dulled
The rippling streams I’ve waded
A distant memory so cold
There used to be a crispness
In every sound I heard
now I strain to even guess
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