on the cloudless plains

the merciless sun beats down

yet the flowers hope

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

Hebrews 11:1 (NKJV)
Haiku spring

Assurance of Spring

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Everybody falls.

And, by God’s grace, we return

like flowers in spring.

The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of God endures forever.

Isaiah 40:8 (NIV)
Easter Haiku

Morning Glory

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past the ping-pong spring

the flowers come back alive

like Christ from the dead

Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live.”

John 11:25 (NKJV)

Wishful Thinking

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kicking the can down the road

clown with no circus

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

1 John 1:8 (NKJV)

Love Limit?

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Is there a limit

for unconditional love?

“I think not,” says God.

But God demonstrates His own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

Romans 5:8 (NIV)
Haiku winter

Winter Reflection

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the frosty oak limbs

catching the first morning sun

point to rays of hope

But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.

Isaiah 40:31a (NIV)

Bloom Where You’re Planted

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purple cone flower

in the most unlikely place

sidewalk survivor

Look how the wildflowers grow: they do not work or make clothes. But I tell you that not even King Solomon in all his wealth had clothes as beautiful as one of these flowers.

Matthew 6:28b
Haiku winter


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winter shadows. still more snow.

dormant, not dead.

For you will go out with joy and be led forth with peace; The mountains and the hills will break into shouts of joy before you, And all the trees of the field will clap their hands.

Isaiah 55:12 (NASB)
Haiku winter

Digital Detox

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I turned off the screens

and went for a walk by the wood.

Digital Detox.

Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.

Jesus – Mark 6:31 (NIV)
Haiku winter

An Owl in Broad Daylight

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The bower is gone.

There is nothing to hide her.

Yet she shows no fear.