Monthly Archives: February 2013

Living a Godly Life: Prayer

I listen to a lot of different types of music, and each type of music has its own set of emotions that they play to. For example, one of the emotions that rock and metal wrestle with is despair and … Continue reading

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A Game of Thrones: Esther 5:1-8

Esther 5: 1-8 On the third day Esther put on her royal robes and stood in the inner court of the king’s palace, opposite the king’s hall. The king was sitting on his royal throne inside the palace opposite the … Continue reading

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The Puzzle Master: A Poem

Hawkish eyes darting quickly through the layers of color and shapes Making sense of each riddle in turn, seeing the pattern in the parts Problems become joined into solutions and chaos begins to be shaped into order Heart and hand, … Continue reading

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The Weight of the World on Her Shoulders: Esther 4: 9-17

Esther 4: 9-17  9 Hathach went and told Esther what Mordecai had said. 10 Then Esther spoke to Hathach and gave him a message for Mordecai, saying, 11 “All the king’s servants and the people of the king’s provinces know … Continue reading

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Waiting on the World to Change: Esther 4:1-8

Esther 4: 1-8 When Mordecai learned all that had been done, Mordecai tore his clothes and put on sackcloth and ashes, and went through the city, wailing with a loud and bitter cry; 2 he went up to the entrance … Continue reading

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La Magdalena

A poem inspired by Michael Parkes’ picture ‘La Magdalena’ and by extension Mary Magdalene. La Magdalena is a copyrighted image but click the link at the name to see the image that inspired the poem. The cards of destiny were … Continue reading

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Bureaucracy and Collusion: Esther 3:12-15

Esther 3: 12-15  12 Then the king’s secretaries were summoned on the thirteenth day of the first month, and an edict, according to all that Haman commanded, was written to the king’s satraps and to the governors over all the … Continue reading

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