Monthly Archives: October 2005

Halloween 1965

The place was Forestdale, Alabama, a not too distant suburb of Birmingham. It was Halloween, 1965. My buddies and I had finally grown too old to trick or treat. Truth be known, we had continued “trick or treating” until we … Continue reading

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Spirit Filled

It was a Sunday morning a few years ago and she was a first-time visitor to our church. “It was good to have you visit today”, I said. “Do you live here in the area?” “Yes”, she said. “I am … Continue reading

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Outward Bound

Arms reaching outward, upward Eternal recesses of the soul yearning Eyes now open to the possible and clinched fists let go of the never-will-be’s That is where you will find adventure in knowing that eventually all negatives succumb to their … Continue reading

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October Moon

October moon is round and goldreminding me of season’s change. Winter’s promise will be kepttil Spring and Aprilbreaks its grip. For now, hearth and heart will comfortas I gaze again October’s moon And every warming memory of you. On the … Continue reading

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Chainsaw Jesus

Understand that I do know that Jesus never used a chainsaw. They weren’t invented back in those days. Otherwise, though, I don’t know why else he wouldn’t have used one. Now you may object that you can’t see the Lord … Continue reading

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