Monthly Archives: August 2017

Clanky Lanky Lane

This poem is part of the first collection of short stories I did almost 20 years ago. I dedicate this to all of those who are going through a major change in their lives.  Seasons don’t last forever, but the … Continue reading

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All of My Days

G. P. Avants   “One man considers one day more sacred than another another man considers every day alike.”                                     Romans 14:5 “Therefore we do not lose heart.  Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed … Continue reading

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The Dead Flies: One Step Ahead of the Zombies (An allegory)

Disclaimer: Things change and that is constant. The Lord has put on my heart to take on less things and put my best into a few things. With that thought I began digging around in some of the old stories, … Continue reading

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Was I Clear or Did I Babble On?

  Why do we have so many religions in the world and yet only have one God?  Every one of them states that they are the way to Heaven and eternal life or a version of a blissful everlasting life. … Continue reading

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The Net


By G. P. Avants   He lay down a cord, A strong earthy rope, Soiled yet, smelling Of Heavenly places. They looked at Him As he motioned for them, To lay down The cords They all possessed. Their cords were … Continue reading

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