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A New Creation

This is a beautiful day. The rain falls peacefully. Trees spread their shade around the town. The sun lights the sky at sunset. I imagine the animals crawling in their burrows. I am happy to listen to the songs of … Continue reading

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Gratitude

I walked through the parking lot. I saw the stairs approaching. I walked up the steps. I heard the insects calling. I read the sign welcoming me. I opened the door. I turned on a light. I had a glass … Continue reading

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Friends

The cold weather has lingered on. But, I felt a tinge of warmth from the hearts of those who love me. Today, I am not alone. Today, I remember the ones around me. Today, I am grateful for my friends. … Continue reading

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Far Above

I was far above the world. I didn’t expect this new perspective. I was enthralled by the beauty around me. The houses below were like a model railroad. I could see the clouds from a new angle. My breath was … Continue reading

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A Worthwhile Goal

My spirit yearns for escape. The bonds of flesh burden me. Rivers of habit resist new courses. The streams of my failures have dug deep paths. Now they block any growth. My soul longs to worship a worthwhile goal. Lesser … Continue reading

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Approaching

Evening is rapidly approaching. The day’s storms retreat into the darkness. Every fiber of life prepares for the night. As the sleepiness spreads, peace returns. The morning arrives suddenly. The sleeping creatures wake to a fresh light. Perfectly balanced, the … Continue reading

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Gratitude

Things I’m grateful for. • Rain. • Clouds. • A hope for tomorrow. • A simple life. • Lifted eyes. • The golden rule. • Love. • Interlibrary loans. • A phone call from a friend. W. Wayne B. © 2012 W. … Continue reading

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