Monthly Archives: April 2011

Night Prayer

© Copyright 2007,  2011 by Joel R. Hall – All rights reserved In deepest night the Spirit calls: “Awake!” My weary mind proclaims “Tis but a dream…” Then chill soaked memory causes me to shake, And wakes me with the … Continue reading

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Call to Prayer – Call to Action

I am disappointed. I am disappointed with myself. I am disappointed with the church. Why? Because I, and I believe the church as well, have allowed apathy to typify us. Over the last few years, I have noticed that there … Continue reading

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Instructions

Welcome to Simply put. Instructions for navigating the blog. WordPress only displays the last 5 or so posts, so all the older ones can’t be seen by default. To see older content you can either click on the months listed … Continue reading

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Shrewd Innocence

In Matthew 10:16, Yeshua told his disciples “I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves.” At first glance, the second sentence seems almost contradictory. Shrewdness is defined as … Continue reading

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Once Broken

© Copyright 2007,  2011 by Joel R. Hall – All rights reserved Once a mirror’s broken, Once it has a crack, All mending efforts are but token, And never bring it back. O, if it’s not all cracked to bits, … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened to Personal Responsibility

© Copyright 2011 by Joel R. Hall – All rights reserved I’ve been giving a lot of thought recently to a trend that I find very disturbing: passing the buck. Now, don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying that blame … Continue reading

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Mirror Me

© Copyright 2006,  2011 by Joel R. Hall – All rights reserved I stand before my mirror me and gaze in silent wonder deep into those wells of deepest blue… questions, passions, hopes and dreams, fears and doubt swirl about, … Continue reading

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