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  • Courage

    Courage has a face Like a girl, Moving swiftly across a crowded room To sit at the Master’s feet, Eyes downcast so as not to meet The glare of male eyes Disapproving, cutting at her soul, Or the voice of… Read More ›

  • The Lady at Number 31

    When did I first notice her? I don’t really recall. I’m sure there was an initial meeting, but thinking back she seemed to be always hanging around in the background even before I became aware of her. As time went… Read More ›

  • Sinnerwoman and the Bride

    The Bride of Christ can be likened to a woman, a known sinner, arriving unexpectedly at a banquet held by a respected religious leader.  Entering unannounced, her eyes quickly scan the room for one face,  the face of Jesus Christ. … Read More ›

  • How Long?

    Photo Copyright  P. Muggeridge Nowhere To lay His head Is what He said As usual we misunderstood Thinking only As we do Of warm soft bed Four walls, a home  But what do we know Of the weariness That besets… Read More ›

  • The Sound of Broken Silence

    Jesus said to her, “….. go to My brethren and say to them, ‘I ascend to My Father and your Father, and My God and your God.’”John 20:17   “On the evidence of two or three witnesses a matter shall… Read More ›

  • Fellowship of Sufferings

    (Tribute to the Persecuted Bride)   She bleeds you know, And weeps In darkened prison cells She sits out the allotted hours Of mens’ hatred She runs, Fearing the knock on the door The torching of the house The cries… Read More ›

  • Dancing With God

    Not since his youth had his body felt so light, so free.  Around him the tumult of the procession rose as the maidens, tambourines in hand, rejoiced in the dance.  Young men and old shouted loudly and clapped hands, overcome… Read More ›