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It’s Ok to Be Broken

Admit it… It’s easier to run away. It’s easier to pretend that you didn’t just spend the better half of your night in tears. Who wants to? Some problems just  get too heavy, that  we’d rather stay silent and act like our backs aren’t about to break. We smile and laugh, …

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The mystery of it all.

I have been writing poetry for the last 8 months. And I have decided i’m ready to share some with all of ya’ll. I wrote this one a while ago… so here ya go… The Mystery Of It All By Justin Bowers I stand in the mist. Wondering if I’ll …

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We were meant for another world.

Death, famine, murder, heartbreaks, broken dreams. This world is broken, there’s no denying that. Why is there so much bad, and so little good. Were we put on this earth to suffer? Have we been left hopeless in the dust of a catastrophic tragedy. Is pain what we were meant …

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Through the fire comes the gold.

Do you ever wake up and ask yourself “Why?”. Why does every day feel like your trapped in a box with no key? Why is it that no one seems to understand? Why do I try when nothing seems to work? Will I ever get through this pit of utter …

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Reflection Fridays: Encounter & Psalm 8

Take a few moments to read and reflect through Psalm 8. As you read, think about God, His creation, and you.  What thoughts come up as you read? 1 Lord, our Lord,     how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory     in the heavens. 2 Through the …

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Recovering Wonder

This moment is profound. It is significant. I’m not doing anything. I am sprawled in a recliner, twenty feet from the ocean. This is the extent of my activity. Submerged in sunshine, I contemplate life and the panorama before me. I can see surging breakers, rolling over an azure ocean. …

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Snow, Fresh Faith & a Sense of Wonder

I’d love for you to imagine the moment you saw snow for the first time.  Maybe you just came from another country that doesn’t have a white winter, or maybe you were two years old when you were awestruck with the small delicate flakes that floated to the ground. You …

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