Tag Archives: Self Expression

What We Don’t Know Can Hurt Us

The most accurate description of the state of the religion called Christianity, which spans a great range of sects, is that the modern institutions, or at least most of them, that identify themselves as Christian could more accurately be referred … Continue reading

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A Walk on the Beach

© Copyright 2011 by Joel R. Hall – All Rights Reserved I abandon my sandals by the steps to the boardwalk over the dunes So my bare feet leave paw prints in the morning’s wet sand Which oozes up through … Continue reading

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Heaven

© Copyright 2011 by Joel R. Hall – All Rights Reserved What is heaven like? Is it filled with pious angels Strumming harps While reclining on fluffy clouds? Is it a shining city With streets of Gold And gates of … Continue reading

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Don’t Give In

© Copyright 2011 by Joel R. Hall – All Rights Reserved The temptation is strong… …strong like the wind. It pulls you like the tide… …flows like a river. Don’t give in. It might even seem the right thing to … Continue reading

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Ten Things I Hate

© Copyright 2007, 2011 by Joel R. Hall – All Rights Reserved 1. Lies! I hate lies with a passion, and I’m not just talking “black” lies either. I’m talking ALL lies, black, white, purple, red, gray, blue, or polka … Continue reading

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The Magician

© Copyright 2011 by Joel R. Hall – All Rights Reserved Wrapped in a cloak of illusion, The Magician takes the stage. Smiling, always smiling, She bows at them and waves. The only thing she shows them Is exactly what … Continue reading

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I Fall Down

© Copyright 2008, 2011 by Joel R. Hall – All Rights Reserved I seek to bless but somehow frighten… I fall down. I ask the Lord my soul to lighten… I fall down. I seek the Truth. Falsehood confounds me… … Continue reading

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