A STONE’S THROW

February 18, 2017

 

I took a stroll

On a clear day.

Passing a brook,

I bent to pick up a stone

And tossed it in

And OH the ripples

Spread far and wide

From that one small gesture.

Believe!

By Martha L Shaw – © 2017 – words and image

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HEART SPEAK

February 18, 2017

 

Love is not a word to translate

But rather the joining of two hearts,

Two souls as one.

It transcends all differences,

For they become blessings.

If we believe in Love,

We change the world

One heart at a time!

By Martha L Shaw – © 2017

 

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FAITH IS THE ANSWER!

February 16, 2017
Those who live always filling time ranting and blaming others will always be unhappy. WHY CHOSE THIS? You only hurt yourselves in doing so. Those you rant about are taking steps to move on with their lives!
 
PRAY! LISTEN! FOLLOW HIM!
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I EXPECT SO!

February 14, 2017

 

Pray with expectation!

He loves us!

He ALWAYS answers!

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Lessons From My Child Self

February 13, 2017

Depending on your faith or denomination, this might not be completely familiar, but ,I was thinking of Mom at church yesterday and recalled her telling me that as a tiny girl she would march around the house holding an upside down broom and pretend to be the crucifer at church.

So, later in the service, as we sung the Doxology and got to the words “praise Him all creatures here below” I remembered myself as a wee one singing the same words with one tiny mistake. I misunderstood and heard them say “preacher” rather than “creature” AND GOT MAD! I decided they were NOT going to tell me only PREACHERS could praise Him. I WAS GOING TO AS WELL!  lol

It should not surprise anyone that both of us have, in our own ways, felt called to forms of ministry from a very young age.

 

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What I Learned From A Bird Outside My Window

February 7, 2017

I Wonder . . .

Does the bird

on the branch of the tree in my yard

ponder

“Do I sing out of tune?”

By Martha L Shaw © 2015

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Love Is . . .

February 7, 2017

As I complain

of the splinter in my hand

I recall the nails in His.

By Martha L Shaw © 2-24-2015

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