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You are there…

When I’m lost in a sea of loneliness You are there… When I’m crying out in hopeless despair You are there… When I have nothing left to give and nothing left to say You are there… When life drags me … Continue reading →...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 25, 2016

Blessed are the weird people…

Quote credit: Pinterest.comFiled under: Encouragement, Quotes, Uncategorized Tagged: dreamers, misfits, music makers, outsiders, poets, postaday, quote, thoughts, weirdos, writers, writing...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 25, 2016

Questionable dreams

Life At times So full Of dreams The kind That take My breath Away   Moments Beyond belief Where love Is found So unexpectedly And yet I question Its existence   Days Of joy Where words Consume me Hovering temptingly … Continue reading →...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 23, 2016

Will you always…?

Will you always be My trusted friend And love me until The very end?   Will you always stand By my side And be my companion To comfort and provide?   Will you always nurture My aspirations And encourage me … Continue reading →...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 23, 2016

The power of positivity…

Always turn your negatives into positives.  Life seems to operate better this way.  ~M Photo credit: Pinterest.comFiled under: Quotes, Uncategorized Tagged: choices, Encouragement, happiness, inspirational, life, negativity, original quote, pain, p...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 22, 2016

Beneath the Canopy

  Mature swaying branches Hover serenely above Creating a secluded place To share our enduring love   Billowy white clouds Float leisurely overhead Taking us to places Which we cannot comprehend   A contented sigh escapes As we linger...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 20, 2016

On the subject of cheating…

Today was a bit of a somber day for the attendees at our local church.  It appears that our pastor resigned because of his unfaithfulness to his wife.  I am a member of this church, but no longer a regular … Continue reading →...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 20, 2016

An unmistakable message

Running free Scurrying about On their way Darting out   Flying away Fast as they can Each one with An unknown plan   Racing by Obscuring my view Breezy currents Sends them through   On a mission To a place … Continue reading →...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 19, 2016

Confused…

Bittersweet memories Flood my jumbled mind Many happy remembrances And some of the discouraging kind   I consider whether our lives Will ever regain what’s been lost Hoping that the indiscretions of our past Haven’t come with an irre...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 17, 2016

Some days…

 Some days… We just need a gentle word Someone who’ll let us know That we’ve been heard   Some days… We just need to feel like we’re loved To know God is smiling down on us From heaven above   … Continue rea...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 16, 2016

What do you dream of?

  “There’s always those particular days, when I just want to crawl back under the covers and dream of chocolate.  Today is one of them…”  😉 ~M   Photo credit: Pinterest.comFiled under: Quotes, Uncategorized Tagged: choc...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 15, 2016

Friends Forever

Little girl Blond hair blue eyes Living the happiest Days of her life   For right beside Is her very best friend A young boy Of almost ten   Dangling their feet At the end of the pier Just happy … Continue reading →...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 14, 2016

You exist…

I see you In the rushing waters Of the glittering Sun kissed waves   As they leap happily Upon the shore Lingering briefly Where you once stood   I hear you In the gentle rustle Of the vibrant Autumn leaves … Continue reading →...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 14, 2016

Clingy

Are you a clinger One who likes to linger?   Are you overbearing Perhaps a bit over caring?   Are you a stalker Known as an annoying gawker?   Are you overly enthusiastic Maybe a little spastic?   Are you … Continue reading...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 13, 2016

Thinking About These Days Following The Election

Out on the playground are children of every kind: the timid ones, the athletic ones, the popular ones, and the bullies. Most of the time they are able to play together nicely. But sometimes there is anger and hitting and name calling and tears. Hurt...
by Dolce Bellezza on Nov 11, 2016

What do you really see?

  Do you look at the outside… Or do you look straight into my heart?   Do you look past the exterior… Or do you just see all of my ugly parts?   What do you really see… When you … Continue reading →...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 10, 2016

Trent Shelton – Are they really your friends?

Are they…?    Filed under: Encouragement, Shared & Misc. Tagged: friends, friendships, honesty, inspiration, life, love, postaday, respect, spoken word, thoughts, Trent Shelton, truth, Video, youtube...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 10, 2016

Just a quick update on where I’ve been…

I want to apologize for not reading and commenting on as many blogs as I usually do.  I have been so busy over the last few months, because both of my girls are getting married this year.  As a matter … Continue reading →...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 9, 2016

Your Smile

Your smile has changed Of this there is no doubt And I’m still in wonderment Over how this came about   The changes that I see Are a beautiful display Of how God can take a man And change his … Continue reading →...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 6, 2016

7 Thoughts We Can’t Ignore from Andrew Murray on the Lord’s Prayer

A few years ago, I came across the writings of Andrew Murray. My first introduction to him was through a book he wrote, With Christ in the School of Prayer. Contagiously inspired by the book, I went... More online at www.jeffmclain.com...
by Jeff McLain on Oct 25, 2016


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