Monthly Archives: August 2011

What’s in a name?

We name things we create, and things that are important.  Sometimes we name things we own or claim.  We name stars, people, cars, pets, hurricanes…  Naming something is a privilege and an honor. In the Bible, Jesus’s names are very … Continue reading

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In the mood for something funny?

I don’t know about you, but after a strange and tiny-bit-scary earthquake, I’m in the mood for a laugh.  So, today, I’m letting you have one at my own expense. I wrote a poem over 20 years ago called “The … Continue reading

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All Things New

I’ve had this phrase stuck in my head from Revelation 21:5 “And He who sits on the throne said, ‘Behold, I am making all things new.’” We all like new things–whether it’s a new baby, a new car with its … Continue reading

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 “52 Butterflies” by Sara Marie Allen   52 butterflies flitting in the wind,  soaking in the sun,  drinking it all in. Different creatures than they once were,       they let God work the miracle of change. Once bound to the … Continue reading

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“My Motto” by Sara Marie Allen When I’m inspired I have to write— Just as I have to live. And when I don’t, I cannot breathe Until the words I give. I’ve been writing my entire life.  Putting pen to … Continue reading

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