Author Archives: Mark Shields

Poetry Friday 06-24-2022

Today’s poem posted at my other blog Step Ahead is inspired by the post “A Trace of Faith”. Just a little faith leads to something big. We learn that it grows in our heart and soul to eventually overpower the … Continue reading

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My Intercessor is My Friend

My intercessor is my friend as my eyes pour out tears to God; on behalf of a man he pleads with God as a man pleads for his friend. – Job 16:20-21 It’s hard to accept the old adage “pain … Continue reading

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Second Wind

Running long distances can be a struggle as the body gets tired and it feels that every stride becomes harder and harder. Many long distance runners talk of getting a second wind that pushes them on to victory. Reading today … Continue reading

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Accept One Another

Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God – Romans 15:7 The post “Sympathy” had some thoughts about reacting to people going through difficulties like Job was going through. We can’t see … Continue reading

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There is one common thread that binds us; the power of Christ in what we believe and how we live. This day, let us accept the stream of grace that keeps flowing and have sympathy for those in need. That … Continue reading

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