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Poetry, creative writing and a desire to inspire….. Hebrews 11:1 – Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.


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If At First You Don’t Suceed…Yeah You Know

Almost in the palm of my hand

It slips through my fingers like grains of sand

Yet I give it the old college try without a degree 

Try, try, try, until you suceed

Positive thoughts and affirmations I speak

Reading the scriptures for a spiritual tweak

Hop on one leg and stand on one hand

Pilates, yoga and doing the best that I can

Brain power churning 

Will power burning 

The little train that could

Persevering as I should

Turning that frown upside down

Out smiling most mimes and clowns

“Oh, hello there!” Now go on and have a good day

Neither let man, beast or silly things stand in your way

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Press Zero For The Operator 

I used to hear stories about this contraption 

How people used it to communicate 

I heard it was a lot faster than carrier pigeon (just slightly more expensive)

Now I find myself in a conundrum 

Running late for a date (the all important first date)

My cell phone is dead 🙄

There is no instruction manual for this ancient artifact 

Usually a red phone is for emergency 

I wonder why the people at the museum are staring at me staring at this thing

Does anyone have any change?

Or better yet, does anyone have a carrier pigeon on them?

It’s the all important first date!!!

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4 Line Stories: Mind Trip

Fool: Oh wise one, how must I see things clearly

Wise man: You must free your mind of whatever blocks your view

Fool: Hmmm, I think I understand

So the fool kick the wise man off top of the mountain… “What a view,” said the fool

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