Category Archives: Jesus

Taylor-Made Religion or Relationship?

  Please don’t ask me how many religions there are in the world? I bet there as many as there are opinions of who God is and how to we can get our ticket to Heaven. Religion really is technically a … Continue reading

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The Back 40

    “We are the clay, you are the potter; we are the work of your hand.”                                                                         Isaiah 64:8 “Somebody sure took a lot of time and care to get this golf course looking good.” He said. “It’s almost … Continue reading

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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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