Category Archives: Jesus

Who I Call Friend

  “But I have called you friends…”  John 15:15    This short poem was written years ago after I learned that friendships come in all shapes and sizes. I had often seen friendships come and go and it wore on … Continue reading

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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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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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“Can I have a word with a you?”

By G.P. Avants  Words are amazing things. They are powerful whether spoken, written, or even thought about. One of these days I would love to do a study of how words are real and living things, moreover how they remind … Continue reading

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Is that Honey-coated Honeycomb with Hint of Honey Drizzle?

By G. P. Avants “Do you like honey? Don’t eat too much, or it will make you sick!”                                             … Continue reading

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Mi Casa es Su Casa

“If anyone loves me, he will obey my teaching. My Father will love him and will come to him and make our home with him.” John 14: 23 Mi casa is su casa-my house is your house. Have you ever … Continue reading

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