Forever Steadfast Home (Elfchen Series #32)

Eternity’s Light

Sing

With praise

On the mountaintop

Christ yesterday, today, tomorrow

Forever

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Uplifting

Feelings

Of blue

Covering a heart

God’s faithful love remains

Steadfast

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Faithful Guide

Lost

Cloudy skies

Never flying alone

God navigates our way

Home

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This series of poems (written in the German-inspired style of Elfchen or Elevenie) shares a total of eleven words in each poem, with a sequence by line of one, two, three, four, and one words.

Nature’s Trademarks (Elfchen Series #31)

Concert

Wind

Blowing chimes

Hearing musical notes

Nature’s symphony plays again

Flawlessly

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Anticipation

Forest

Autumn’s arrival

Colorful landscape beckons

Cascading leaves quickly flee

Transformation

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Waking Up

Wintertime

Skiers delight

Let it snow!

Mountaintop covered powder white

Paradise

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Leading to the Cross (Elfchen Series #29)

Eternal King

Leadership

Far wiser

Filled with love

Exceeds our earthly leaders

Jesus

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Leading Forth

Realm

Of peace

Won with Grace

Love, faith, and hope

Christ

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Forever

Eyes

Lifted upward

Blessed, final victory

Conquering sin and death

Cross

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For the People (Elfchen Series #28)

Hear Their Words 

Listening

Founding Fathers

Sharing our cause

Now speaking to us

America

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Unity in Voice

Sunrise

Another day

Freedom for all

A nation stands as

One

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A Dream for All

People

Seeking equality

Hand in hand

All races and creeds

Togetherness

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This series of poems (written in the German-inspired style of Elfchen or Elevenie) joins in a theme of “For the People.”  This phrase was used by American President Abraham Lincoln near the end of his famous Gettysburg Address (follow the link to read the entire speech).

Never Forsaken (Elfchen Series #27)

In the Wilderness

Temptations

All about

Crashing upon us

With God’s help, resist

Discipline

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Life’s Storms

Sailing

Among shipwrecks

Our Pilot navigates

Always bringing us home

Courage

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Always

Gracious

Blessing us

Making His face

To shine upon us

God

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The German-inspired poetry style of Elfchen (or Elevenie) contains five lines of poetic verse, usually without the use of rhyming verses.  A total of 11 words are used with a sequence of one, two, three, and four words before ending with a single word in the final verse.

Looking Back (Elfchen Series #26)

New Start

Temperance

Traveling Companions

Moderation accompanies wisdom

Harnessing appetites, desires, impulses

Rewarded

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Loving Duty

Parenting

Nurturing love

Grace filling legacy

Preparing children for life’s

Journey

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Play Ball

Baseball

Opening Day

President on sidelines

Scientist throws first pitch

Ironic

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Life Lessons (Elfchen Series #25)

Life Rewards

Character

Built slowly

Over one’s lifetime

Integrity becomes a habit

Precious

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Making It 

Life

Trekking uphill

Reaching its summit

Fulfilling journey never ends

Perseverance

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Starting Over

Discipline

Sometimes lacking

Daily excuses strike

Replace with fresh renewal

Determination

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The German-inspired poetry style of Elfchen (or Elevenie) contains five lines of poetic verse, usually without the use of rhyming verses.  A total of 11 words are used with a sequence of one, two, three, and four words before ending with a single word in the final verse.

Seeking Us (Elfchen Series #24)

Never Alone

Lost

Darkness abounds

Taking wayward path

Our Good Shepherd searches

Found

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Leading Us

Hope

Radiates forever

Cross stands alone

Leading us to light

Salvation

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Grace

Abundant

God sends

His unending love

Eternal, unselfish, and gracious

Gifts

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The German-inspired poetry style of Elfchen (or Elevenie) contains five lines of poetic verse, usually without the use of rhyming verses.  A total of 11 words are used with a sequence of one, two, three, and four words before ending with a single word in the final verse.

Healthy Wishes (Elfchen Series #22)

Commitment

Healthy

Changing lifestyle

Plenty of exercise

Eating smart, watching carbs

Life

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Staying With It

Active

Morning walks

Avoiding junk food

Setting more dynamic goals

Life

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Success 

Morning

Mirror check

Losing stubborn pounds

Looking healthy and fit

Smiles

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The German-inspired poetry style of Elfchen (or Elevenie) contains five lines of poetic verse, usually without the use of rhyming verses.  A total of 11 words are used with a sequence of one, two, three, and four words before ending with a single word in the final verse.

Potpourri of Life (Elfchen Series #21)

Easy Life

Office

Flexible schedule

Working from home

Feeling fulfilled and happy

Retirement

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Can You Hear Me?

Busy

Digital devices

Talking each day

So, why can’t we?

Pause

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Writer’s World

Writing

Rough draft

Building a novel

Hours of editing await

Masterpiece

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The German-inspired poetry style of Elfchen (or Elevenie) contains five lines of poetic verse, usually without the use of rhyming verses.  A total of 11 words are used with a sequence of one, two, three, and four words before ending with a single word in the final verse.