Category Archives: Love

“My Christmas Wish” – A poem I wrote years ago for my love

This is a poem I wrote for Angie just before we were married. Though it’s not worldly or wicked, it was written from a romantic, rather than a spiritual standpoint. Ladies, enjoy. Guys, try not to gag too much. “My … Continue reading

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How can I ever hope to care for people like God does? – Isaiah 49:15 – Part 2 of 2

In the first part of this post we saw that God uses an incredible comparison to help us understand Him to a small degree. He does so because the more we understand His compassion for people, the greater our desire to … Continue reading

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How can I ever hope to care for people like God does? – Isaiah 49:15 – Part 1 of 2

A farm boy got a white football for Christmas. He played with it awhile and then kicked it into the neighbor’s yard. The old rooster ran out, looked at it, and called the hens to see it. “Now look here,” … Continue reading

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“Your Past” – A poem to encourage a friend who had a past of which they were ashamed.

When I was a teenager, a friend told me that they had a past of which they were ashamed. They thought that when I found out about their past that our friendship would be over. At the time, I was … Continue reading

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3 Characteristics Of God’s Compassionate Approach

How do you learn what someone is like? By studying what they do. I’m not talking about merely identifying who they are (that’s so and so), but learning what they do and why, with a desire to become more like them. … Continue reading

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Broken Hearts and Broken Spirits On The Bus Route

Broken Hearts It takes time to heal a broken heart – A death of a close friend or family member- usually takes 3 to 6 months to heal – Disappointments can cause a broken heart – A broken relationship can cause a … Continue reading

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How should we treat those who return from the “far country?”

“Coming-Home” Compassion I believe that there is in the heart of every person either a desire to go home, or a desire to have had a home that they wished they would have wanted to go home to. What happens … Continue reading

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