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{We apologize for our abrupt absence from the blog!  Various things kept us busy - like moving back to college for two of us and serving with a Christian organization for myself...We're hoping to get back to normalcy soon.  And now, without further ado, here is something to cheer your day and refresh your spirit!}

Out of the Desert by Marie Lemelin

Thirsty—throat aching for water, Faint—I stumble through a barren land Hot—I tremble from a burning sun Is there no one to lend me a helping hand?

Mocking—mirages rise to taunt Water—blue lake lies cool Oasis—the tall trees bend slender I blink and know that I’m a fool.

Falling—I give in to weakness Despair—etched in hollowness of soul Crying—tears track down my cheeks All of my heart yearns to be made whole.

Caught—I feel a tender grasp Carried—strong arms lifting me Behold—an Old Rugged Cross stands Releasing my shame I am free.

Refreshed—I look for the Wellspring Found—in the blood of the Lamb Cleansed—I rise up forgiven, My sins gon…