Category Archives: Promise Land

My Visit With God

     “My Visit With God” is a poem that came quickly to me through the brief and unexpected return of my Muse on Thursday night last, yes, it is the same Muse who has been about as hard to … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Gift

     Six years ago today my mother passed from this world and into God’s arms, and I miss her dearly. The following is a tribute to her and a true and honest testament of her teachings to myself and … Continue reading

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He Has Risen

    Happy Easter to you all! Jake. He Has Risen Hallelujah, Hallelujah Christ has risen, and freed us from our sinful prison. Upon the cross the man had passed and our savior revealed to us at last. Hallelujah, Hallelujah! … Continue reading

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Pray For Me

     Just a little thought (and request) on a Sunday morning. I hope that all is well in your little corner of the world and that you will read and enjoy the following.      Oh, and please don’t … Continue reading

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I’m Going Back To Jesus

     Well, guess who stopped by the other day, out of the blue and very well tanned? My old friend and mentor..  Reverend Jake. Yup, it had been quite a while since the Right Reverend had graced my humble … Continue reading

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The Eternal Smile

     This poem started off innocuously enough, with nothing in particular to connect it to anyone or anything, but as it took shape it became a tribute to the passing of a close personal friend of my wife who … Continue reading

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The Final Run Of Engine Number Nine

     This is one of my longest poems, an epic if you will, and one of my story poems. Please take a minute (or 3) and put yourself in the engine compartment of Engine Number Nine.. But don’t stay there … Continue reading

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