There’s a certain sort
Who strive to be nicer than God— Erasing the lines he has drawn And avoiding the sternness— Putting up with bad behavior He clearly rejects— Including the very behavior I’m addressing here. Continue reading Nicer Than God
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She is constantly on display
And seeking approval, Even when no one is watching— Worn out in the endless Striving to meet expectations That had never had anything to do with Goodness and love and truth In the first place. Continue reading She Is Constantly on Display
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There are two kinds of kindness in this world—
The commoner kind having in mind Only the earthly sensibilities, And the other taking the broader view Under the influence of Heaven. Continue reading There Are Two Kinds of Kindness in this World
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It may burst your bubble to come too near
To this prickly truth I’m about to tell you, friend, But I am under no obligation to become A conspirator in your self-deceit. Continue reading It May Burst Your Bubble
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When the man will not be a
man— good It makes the good wife’s life a living hell. Continue reading When the Man Will Not Be a Good Man
I look at the young guy and see
His pride oozing from his pores, Plain as day for me to see.
And which shall I do first?—
Remember when I was like that myself, Or hope there are yet older guys than me, Who can see his pride and mine?
And if this is how it is,
It seems so silly we don’t All tell each other more often, For I’m getting to the age where I’d really like to grow up faster.
When you defend the bad deeds of
your extended family
your enemies, or
Continue reading When You Defend
Many think that the love of Jesus is quite a big deal. And they’re right, of course.
But it’s a deal than they realize, and not as easily grasped as they suppose. bigger Continue reading Grasping the Love of Jesus
Some get so busy with loving
That they never take the time To make sure they have got it just right And are doing it as Jesus would have done. Continue reading Dividing Jesus