Coffee

Coffee

Fresh aroma rising, ascend these verdant hills,
Smell of sweet oblation, of clouded senses healed.
Onward through to heaven, by His feet, to kneel,
Arouse this drowsy spirit, infuse a vigour new.
~ D.F.

Bouquet

Bouquet

Do not afraid.

Set aside what age, knowledge and experience have long conspired to fill your mind and in so doing, killed off your childlike wonderment.

Then behold,
Where once you expect to see just another flower,

A delightful bouquet yet grows before you,
to refresh your spirit and heal your senses.

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“Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth.”
~ Revelations 21:1

Photo:
A bouquet of different flowers growing from the same plant.

Bending the Law

Bending the Law

Has the law demanding “an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth” ever brought about a peaceful and lasting solution to any of the woes in this world?

Is it not rather in bending to mercy and forgiveness, that the law finds its true fulfilment and for man, a realisation of his nobler self?

Photo:
The placard reads “Please do not lean cycles against this wall”. Cambridge, UK

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“If you, LORD, keep account of sins,
Lord, who can stand?

But with you is forgiveness and
so you are revered.”
~ Psalm 130:3-4

True

True

Heavy is the pressure to conform for the sake of self preservation.

Greater however is the conviction to remain true to oneself.

For while the former action allows one to get by,
the latter is surely one to live by.

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“Do not mistake cowardice for prudence.”
~ D.F.

Photo:
A sighting of just a few red leaves in the midst of green

To the Heavens

Citizen of Heaven

The sky may be the limit but surely, that is short of inspiring when one is a citizen of heaven.

“But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ, who will transform our lowly body to be like his glorious body …”

~ Philippians 3:20-21

Photo:
The Burj Khalifa, tallest building in the world, Dubai UAE.