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Faith Poetry

An Act of Compassion

A poem about Jesus and America.

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Faith

A spirit not of fear

Fear. It’s something I’ve wrestled with my whole life. As a child, I was afraid of the roller coaster that goes upside down, wondering how people could enjoy the possibility of falling out of their seats. The blinking smoke detector, reminding me that a fire is imminent at all times. The shadows that grew on the […]

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So Will I

Obedience. Trust. Love. These words have held different definitions throughout my life. Obedience came in the form of obeying my parents, my teachers, the rules. Trust was given freely, then not so freely when I realized it can be broken. Love has been messy, thrilling, comforting, my refuge. There was a time in my life […]

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Listen

There have been moments in my life that I cannot conjure the right words to describe them, no matter how hard I try. Moments of complete loneliness, or anger, or envy. There have been moments that I cannot explain the joy I feel in my heart; how fast it beats when I am in the […]