AS THE RAIN PASSES BY

April 20, 2017

A HAIKU ON FORGIVENESS

The clouds break apart

dampened grass between my toes

Ah, new beginnings

By Martha L Shaw – © 2015

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ANOTHER HALLELUJAH!

April 15, 2017

Ah, gleaming sunshine

Sunday smiling back at me

Resurrection bright

By Martha L Shaw – © 2015

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HIS FOUR FOOTED SERVANTS

April 15, 2017

Or WHY God Made Dogs!

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A run through unmowed grass tickles the belly!

Peering eye-to-eye with a gecko is so much fun!

Nothing refreshes like a leap into a big puddle after a Spring rain!

There is no trouble in life which cannot be lightened

by a paw on your shoulder

and warm puppy kisses!

By Martha L Shaw – © 2015

 


SOMETIMES “NOTHING” IS EVERYTHING

April 12, 2017

I wanted to  give the right gift,

the perfect one.

I had little money

and few skills.

IT NEEDED TO BE PERFECT!

I grew more and more disappointed.

Eventually,

with tears in my eyes

and empty hands,

I threw myself to the ground

and cried out

“I love you!”

He was pleased.

By Martha L Shaw – © 2017

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THE SHEPARD’S CARE

April 8, 2017

Ah,

young sheep,

so eager to see the world around him . . .

that he strolled alone . . .

further and further, he went.

The tender young outlier

knew not the dangers

surrounding him.

But,

the kindly shepard,

counting the flock,

knew at once of his stray,

followed after the wayward one

and drew him back

onto the right path!

By Martha L Shaw – © 2017

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BLESS YOU ALL!

April 7, 2017

Some wish blessings,

others pray for them.

Some send blessings and they become one

.- Joyce C. Lock –

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REFLECTING ON THE CROSS

April 7, 2017

The REAL Joy

reflecting on the crossI enjoy the applause.

Admiration is nice for a time

but,

my lasting joy

is reflecting the Lord in all I AM and do.

I am nothing without His love.

By Martha L Shaw – © 2016


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