Author Archives: Mike

About Mike

I'm a native of Chicago, but have spent the last 20 years living in the Ozarks with my wife of 25 years. Some of my favorite things to do other than write is to BBQ, smoke meat, and brew craft beers. I also write a blog on Christian Living which you can visit at www.YourSpiritMindandBody.com.

Society’s Darts

A young man toys with a hand made joint,revolutions at a boiling point.A mother cries, why don’t the children?The Eagle flies with a broken wing.Some flowers bloom and others wilt,some children grow strait, and some of them tilt.We can’t blame … Continue reading

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Are You A Good Listener?

Listening to others seems to be a lost art for most of us these days. It seems we’re all very interested in getting our point of view across to others, but seldom take the time to hear what others might … Continue reading

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The Warrior Poet

Gazing unto the great expanse, unsure and vexed at heart. Stepping forward knowing not, uncertainty all around. Voices, voices everywhere voices; pulling, gnawing, lies, deceit. Crooked and crippled men abound. Their unfettered actions cry out loud, no shame, no shame, … Continue reading

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It’s going to be an amazing day!

Well, yesterday I took a beef brisket and gave it a mustard rub down and totally covered it in a sweet and spicy rub, wrapped it in plastic wrap and put it in the fridge where it has been absorbing … Continue reading

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An Allusive Dream

Once upon an illusive dream I happened upon a mystic with a wave of his magical wand he produced a spectrum of vivid colors colors which could never be seen by the mortal eye. I then witnessed a maiden, laced … Continue reading

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Prayer

Sweet the fragrant smoke of prayer cried from broken contrite hearts Vanity washed and scrubbed away and crushed upon the brutal shores For all the ways of man are vain self-hope becomes a loathing cry and still most hope in … Continue reading

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Mothers, a Gift From God

Blessed are those that call her mother, for they ride upon the crest of life. With tireless strength she pushes onward, as arbiter, doctor, mother and wife. Her time is rarely hers alone, for a mother never rests. Busy serving … Continue reading

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