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Haiku spring

No Rain, No Rainbow

Photo by Gary Fultz on Unsplash

after the rain came

the sun, in the azure sky

turned brown into green


He has made everything beautiful in its time.

Ecclesiastes 3:10a (NIV)

Twenty-two years ago, this summer, my life hit rock bottom. By God’s grace, I’m still here. Friend, if you’ve been there, you can make it too!

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Haiku winter

Waiting

Photo by Gary Fultz on Unsplash

defoliated

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)
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Haiku resiliency

Resiliency

Photo by Betty Chambers from Chambers on the Road

Almost toothless tree

What tales can you tell to me?

Such resiliency!


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Haiku resilience

Stretch, or Snap?

Photo by RODNAE Productions on Pexels.com

some are elastic

others are made of plastic

will we stretch, or snap?


If you falter in a time of trouble, how small is your strength!

Psalm 24:10 (NIV)
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Haiku

Strong Enough to Bend


The limber willow

does not argue with the wind

and yet it survives.


Inspired by a conversation between Master Khan and his Disciple Cain, on the TV show Kung Fu.