Author Archives: lsimonds

An Intercession

“For You formed my inward parts. You covered me in my mother’s womb. I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Marvelous are Your works, and that my soul knows very well. My frame was not hidden from You when I … Continue reading

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Reentry

reentry noun 1. an act of reentering; 2. the return from outer space into the earth’s atmosphere Too fast Out of control Charred Or only scorched Reentry to the land of the living From a flight of fancy Fuel exhausted … Continue reading

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Vanity

“Writing is very silly business at best.” John Steinbeck I can’t say it any better than Mr. Steinbeck. Recently, I’ve thought about what my answer would be if I were asked, “Why do you write?” Or, more to the point, … Continue reading

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That Was Then, This Is Now

“Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you. For behold, darkness shall cover the earth, and thick darkness the peoples; but the Lord will arise upon you, and his glory will be seen upon you. And nations … Continue reading

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Some Devils Never Change

“Have I now come up without the Lord against this land to destroy it? The Lord said to me, ‘Go up against this land, and destroy it.’” Isaiah 36:10 Fans of the wildly popular (If Daryl Dies We Riot) television … Continue reading

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The Tell

“And the Lord sent Nathan to David. He came to him and said to him, “There were two men in a certain city, the one rich and the other poor.  The rich man had very many flocks and herds,  but the poor man had nothing … Continue reading

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Not Enough

“Seven cows, plump and attractive, came up out of the Nile and fed in the reed grass. Seven other cows came up after them, poor and very ugly and thin, such as I had never seen in all the land … Continue reading

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The Treacherous Years

“And I said to my soul, ‘Soul, you have ample goods laid up for many years; relax, eat, drink, be merry.’” Luke 12:19 ESV An odd coincidence happened recently. During the nighttime, I had sudden thoughts about the decades to … Continue reading

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Jacked Up

“They do not know, nor do they understand; They walk about in darkness; All the foundations of the earth are unstable.” Psalm 82:5 The clay of north central Texas is known to expand and contract, hence no basements to be … Continue reading

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The Tyro

tyro, noun, a beginner in learning anything; novice. The Fourth Edition of The Elements of Style includes a section titled, An Approach to Style, supplied by E. B. White – every writer’s colleague and friend – who brought us Professor … Continue reading

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Taking on Debt

Consequently, when Christ came into the world, he said, “Sacrifices and offerings you have not desired, but a body have you prepared for me; in burnt offerings and sin offerings you have taken no pleasure. Then I said, ‘Behold, I … Continue reading

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A Pound Of Cure

“Do not be afraid of sudden terror or of the ruin of the wicked, when it comes, for the Lord will be your confidence and will keep your foot from being caught.” Proverbs 3:25-26 This month’s LOG came to me … Continue reading

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