Words of Worship – Heaven by Joy Lenton

Words of Worship – Heaven by Joy Lenton

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Heaven ©JoyLenton2013   A far off country as close as our next breath seated now in heavenly places known completely after death.   Glimpsed in a loved one’s eyes and the cries of a newborn’s birth way beyond moon, stars or skies close and familiar as earth.   Sometimes it’s hard to believe we will […]

Words of Worship: For Such a Time as This by Merissa Lee Kelly

Words of Worship: For Such a Time as This by Merissa Lee Kelly

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For Such a Time as This ~ Merissa Lee Kelly Jesus Christ seized the day, for his mission burned within He’d have to give his very life to break the yoke of sin And he has called us by his name to carry out the quest For time is growing way too short to stop […]

Welcome back to Words of Worship. May God be glorified and may you be blessed! Faith Steps ~ by Joy Lenton   Each faltering step of faith I take draws me closer to Your heart revealing plans designed for me though I may only glimpse a part   Foretaste of the future and all that […]

Welcome to Words of Worship. As often as possible on Sundays, I will share poetry by my friends and sometimes by me. We offer them in worship to God and in friendship to you. Without His Love ~ by Lucinda Berry Hill  Without His love Where would I be; Without the love He gives to […]

Today’s featured poet is from the heart of my friend Jeanne. Over the years she has blessed me. She does it yet again today in this poem. . .  (Photo owned by Jeanne Doyon) Come Walk With Me ~ by Jeanne Doyon Walk with me Through shady paths Flower strewn gardens Climbing the gentle verdant […]

Today’s featured poet is Priscilla Kramer. We’ve known each other a long time – we met when I was 15 and  in 10th grade and she was quite a bit younger. We went to the same church and Christian school. That was 40 years ago. One thing I always think of when she crosses my […]

On day 3 of Poetry Week, Amy DeKok (dear friend and sister-in-law) is our featured poet. . . From Amy: Two years ago a friend and I spent an afternoon figuring out a pattern for crocheting a small owl. I had NO way of knowing that it would become something I LOVE to do..and have […]

Today’s featured poet is Carol Owens. Please visit the Owen’s website and get to know their books and music. The link is at the end of this post. Wannabe’s Mirage  The Saharan heat writhes upward in transparent, shifting curtains —like scrim— half-revealing willows, rain-wet streets, fountains, women with umbrellas; see? just over there? You flail […]

A couple of months ago, I was enjoying a morning with Mom and she asked me if I had a copy of a specific picture. It was of her and me – when I was brand new. She was feeding me a bottle. “It’s my favorite picture of us,” she said smiling. “I have it […]

Starting Monday, August 19th we’ll be enjoying two weeks of poetry from various poets.    Plus. . .Poetry – Touch the World With Your Art & Soul (Kindle eBook) is FREE today and tomorrow! (August 16 & 17th, 2013)     Do you write poetry? Do you wish you did? Was there a time you […]

This little book is full of my beliefs about writing and the power of poetry to touch the lives of others. Here’s a brief excerpt from the book for you. . .and a question: Do you have poetry, written from your heart, with the power to touch the souls of others? Poetry reaches across social […]

A potential reader recently challenged the title of this book by asking, “What do you mean touch the world? Do you mean the whole world?” My answer, “Yes and no.” My Yes At one point Emily Dickenson believed her poetry, if published, would be read. Disillusioned with the editors desire to change her poems into […]

In the midnight blue before the dawn – I ask. In the first glisten of day break – I ask. As the birds break open the morning in song – I ask. As the coffee brews strong and black – I ask. When morning turns to the heat of noon – I ask. To the […]

There’s a poem I wrote a while ago posted at www.joydekok.com I hope you’ll go over there and read it. There is so much to learn about having an online store. I am getting closer to finished and that’s exciting. Now to go add some price buttons so you can order books. I’m also hard at […]

I’m so glad you’re here. Today is a big day for me. This site is up (although still unders construction) and my latest book, Poetry – Touch the World with  Your Art & Soul is officially being launched. Because so much of this site is incomplete, I hope you’ll stop by in the next few […]

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