Tag Archives: God

A Miracle for One

The prayer is selfishAs most areA plea for a small miracle Not a large miracle with flashing lights and a PR blastNo rejoicing multitude, no voice thundering from the heavensJust a little miracle, for only me I offer a poor … Continue reading

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Daddy Daddy Daddy

Hey God Hey God Hey hey hey It’s me Down here Dontcha hear me praying? Praying every day Every night Every morning Praying Hey God Hey God Help me Can you help me? Please help me With my back and … Continue reading

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Listening For The Silences

They describe you as a still, small voice But I hear you as the stilling of small voices The did-I-pay-the-electric-bill-yet voice The which-page-did-I-leave-off-on voice The who-makes-a-left-turn-across-three-lanes voice The what-did-she-mean-by-that voice When I listen for you, I hear Silence Not the … Continue reading

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Little Voices in the Ocean

The news spread like wildfire across the globe. Man’s purpose had been found, and that purpose was to glorify God. The artists leapt for joy. They were vindicated at last! They were not idlers at all—they merely had years of … Continue reading

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Silly Jesus

Healing the blind? Silly Jesus, we’ve got glasses, contacts, Lasik, and they’re putting the finishing touches On those brand new prosthetic eyes. To be honest, that whole mud and spit thing’s a little gross. Feeding the 5000? Silly Jesus, we’ve … Continue reading

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The Bible: Now Accepting Submissions

I like to imagine Peter, Paul, Moses, Matthew, David, John, and all the rest, known and anonymous, bumming around the twenty-first century like nobody’s business. Paul running a late-night radio talk-show, David writing poetry on a remote sheep farm in … Continue reading

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Sh*t

It’s time to talk about sh*t. No, not ‘shit’, that brown sticky stuff that people make. I’m talking about sh*t, with an asterisk*. Sh*t is all the things we Christians don’t do. We don’t drink, we don’t have sex out … Continue reading

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Spit

Spit’s an important ingredient. There was never a fine chicken cordon bleu or filet mignon but spit made it so. You won’t find it on the back of the cereal box or the menu of that coffee shop you like so much, but it’s as … Continue reading

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Blue Like Jazz: Anthem For The Disenfranchised

I don’t like Christian movies. Facing the Giants, Fireproof, The Chronicles of Narnia… I don’t like being dragged to poorly-made movies that hamhandedly try to feed me a moral lesson that I already agreed with. I don’t like being expected … Continue reading

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Love is Harder Than A Gospel Tract: Misadventures in Evangelism

SNAP! “Two people just died.” SNAP! “And another two people just died.” SNAP! “And another two people just died.” SNAP! “And you know what?” SNAP! “Most of them are going…” SNAP! “To HELL!” SNAP! “So what are you going to … Continue reading

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