“Loneliness” and “Loves Risks Rejection” by Ted Gossard at Jesus Community.
“Fear and Being Real” by Karen Eck at Karenee Art.
“My Christmas Poet” by Chaplain Mike at Internet Monk.
“The Dilemma of Self-Promotion” by Mike Duran for Novel Journey.
“Unexpected Blessings” by David Rupert at Red-Letter Believers.
“Pick Yourself Up” by Michael Perkins at Untitled.
“The Frosting Spreader” by Michelle DeRusha at Graceful.
“Using the Delete Key” by Jason Stasyszen at Connecting to Impact.
“Being Nice Is Not Enough” by L.L. Barkat at Green Inventions Central.
“Siloes Observed” by Robin M. Arnold at All Things.
“Memories on Parade” by Jennifer Dukes-Lee at Getting Down with Jesus.
“The Death of a Writer” by Duane Scott at Scribing the Journey.
“Life as a S-s-stut-stutterer” by Mike Dellosso.
“It’s a Dance” by Laura Boggess at The Wellspring.
“A Tale of Two Vacations” by Kathy Richards at Katdish.
“The Heart of the Tree” by Billy Coffey.
“Advent Journal: Mothers of Metaphor” by Milton Brasher-Cunningham at Don’t Eat Alone.
"Let's Talk Coffee" by Cassandra Frear at Moonboat Cafe.
“The Night I Ruined Christmas” by Jessica McGuire at Jezamama.
"An Absurd Faith" by Scott Couchenour at Serving Strong.
“Where Are They Now?” by Pete Marshall for One Stop Poetry.
“Faith” and "Arms to Hold," sonnets by Adam White.
“Gasping at steam” by Brian Miller at WayStationOne.
“Where” by Melissa at All the Words.
“Our Gang” by Adam Dustus.
“He Sang” and “All Set” by Jerry Barrett at Under the Door Frame.
“Remember the World” by Shaun Masterton.
“Persi in Mare” by Steven Marty Grant at Urbanality.
“SnowfLAkes”by Arron Palmer.
“Bread” by Sandra Heska King.
“The Waiting Room” by Heather Truett at Madame Rubies.
“Take My Hands” by Michael Perkins at Untitled.
“It’s not easy being four” by Jim Schmotzer at Faithful Skeptic.
“Barchester’s Ghosts” by Maureen Doallas at Writing Without Paper.
“A Cold Touch” by Pete Marshall.
"The Last of the Hearts" by Leslie Moon at Moondustwriter.
“Young Man with a Horn” by Bob Spencer at Wilderness Fandango.
Paintings and Photographs
“Fly” by Laura Boggess at The Wellspring.
“Sunlight and Shade” and “The Sky in the Water,” oil on canvas by Randall David Tipton.
“A Different Spin” by Susan Etole at Just…A Moment.
Photograph: Lamp by Nancy Rosback. Used with permission.