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What If – Christmas poem

What if Christ had not come? Jill explores that in her special Christmas poem celebrating the birth of the Christ child.

Bruised But Never Broken

Listen to Jill recite her poem below: “A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out.” Isaiah 42:3 Bruised but never broken Down but not destroyed Battered by life’s problems Sick or unemployed. Struggling with a marriage Rejected we may be Bruised but never broken His promise is […]

A prayer for a thirsty soul

With all the recent traumas the world has been through—and continues to go through—my mind has been drawn to the woman Jesus met at the well. She had been restless and desperate, needing God’s help. The woman echoes some of King Solomon’s own needs in the book of Ecclesiastes—thirsting, searching for a drink of the […]

Till I Get Home One Easter

Turn my crying and my sighing Into laughter in the rain, Bend to bless my raw emotions Lying prostrate in their pain. Help me leave the graveside singing, Trust myself to Your great might. O dear Lord, refresh my spirit, Pierce my darkness with Your light. Walk into my deadness shouting, “I’m alive, lift up […]

You Wore My Thorns

Listen to Jill recite her poem below: You wore my thorns, that I may know Your grace; Pierced by my sin, that I may see Your face. Loved and forgiven from shame and deep disgrace, You wore my thorns, You wore my thorns. You wore my robe, You let them mock and sneer; You took […]

Meet Me on the Mountain

Have you met Him at the lakeside Did you hear His still, small voice? Did He call you there to follow Him, And said, “You have a choice”? And did half of you say, “Yes, Lord,” And have half a mind to start? Did you think He didn’t notice When you gave Him half your […]


Waiting for the dawn to dawn, when night is long and black, Waiting for a heart to heal or a kid to get on track. Waiting for delay to end and wishes to come true, Waiting for a sight or sense of You. Waiting for the one who’s left to find a way back home, […]