Sweet Treats (Haiku Series #85)

Never Enough

Bagels and cream cheese

Delicious breakfast or snack—

Sweet carbs explosion

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Too Rich?

Triple chocolate

You bake it, then I eat it—

Decadent cheesecake

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Major Letdown

Buttermilk pancakes

Dreaming of breakfast’s sweetness—

Oh no!  Diner closed!

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Nature’s Gifts (Haiku Series #84)

Sweet Fragrance

Nature sending love

Despite social distancing—

Smelling sweet flowers

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Concert in the Pines

Deep in the forest

Harmony reigns over all—

Are we listening?

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Catch Us—If You Can

One, two, three, four, five

Their heads bobbing up and down—

Turkeys in tall grass

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Hope Overcomes Fear (Haiku Series #83)

Fear

Stormy clouds approach

Life’s storms threaten with darkness—

Christ quiets the wind

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With Us

Jesus promises

Another Advocate comes—

The Holy Spirit

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Hope

Jesus walks ahead

Emmanuel, God with us—

Coming to save us

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Life’s Screenshots (Haiku Series #82)

Hurry

Blazing summer heat

Laboring against the clock—

Melting ice cream cone

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Morning Ritual

New day beginning

Morning coffee aroma—

Good to the next cup

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Try Again

Internet gateway

Needing a secure password—

How does p@$$word sound?

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Nature’s Bounty (Haiku Series #81)

Joyful

Unceasing rainfall

A minor inconvenience—

Landscape turning green

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Thrilling

Around every bend

Nature offers surprises—

Mysteries waiting

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Listening

Quiet stillness sits

Can you hear nature at work?

With each blade of grass

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Always with Us (Haiku Series #80)

Finding

Running to Jesus

Feeling the Holy Spirit—

Finding still waters

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Hearing

Kneeling at the Cross

Praying for America—

Hearing the Gospel

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Loving

Jesus’ teaches us

Always loving our neighbors—

Step forward as one

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Time with God (Haiku Series #79)

Come to Me

Life’s sinful burdens

Repent, go to our Father—

Forgiveness received

red neon light signage

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Rich Harvest

Faithfully sowing

Planting seeds in fertile soil—

But, God gives the growth

man planting plant

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Never Lost

Only from God’s Word

Filled with faithful love and hope—

Finding a road map

young woman with map looking away on city street

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Baseball Memories (Haiku Series #78)

National Pastime

Inning by inning

Baseball’s enduring fabric—

Life in a box score

white baseball ball on brown leather baseball mitt

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Trailblazer

Baseball broadcasting

Dodgers’ Jackie Robinson–

Game open to all

arena athletes audience ball

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Count on Him

Iron Horse plays each game

Playing in Yankees pinstripes—

Lou Gehrig stands tall

high angle view of train on railroad tracks

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Haiku Series #77 (With God)

Following

God tells Joshua

Meditating on His Word—

Still crucial today

black and white cemetery christ church

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His Grace

Being born of God

Overcoming life’s trials—

By our faith alone

mountains sky sand clouds

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Eternal Hope

Tough times approaching

Trusting, now and forever—

Depending on God

crop sportswoman doing exercise with kettlebell in gym

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Haiku Series #76 (Life)

Survival

Monday morning blast

Inundated, overwhelmed—

Is it Friday yet?

young troubled woman using laptop at home

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So Rude!

Blissful morning dreams

Road closure . . . detour ahead—

Alarm clock ringing

accurate alarm alarm clock analogue

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Hoping for More

Businesses open

Light traffic, just a few sales—

Most staying at home

closeup photo black door yes we are open signage

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