Tag Archives: Christ

Full Circle

     Three years ago today Churchyard Chick began her zig-zag journey, not knowing where it would take her.  Because she often leaves the coop without a map, she sometimes becomes hopelessly lost on side roads and pig paths.  However, she … Continue reading

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Monday Musings

Today is April Fools Day.  Perhaps that is why the following question keeps coming to mind:  Where did Jesus get his Easter clothes? Only a foolish person would focus on such a trivial detail in light of the miraculous, glorious, … Continue reading

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Things You Need to Know

Not everyone will like you, Or even think you’re great. The world will not reward you For simply cleaning your plate. You won’t agree with all of them, So they won’t have your back. And when you sometimes fall for … Continue reading

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Lily’s Easter

“Hi there, little Lily,” said the Man with the kind eyes and gentle voice. “Hello, Sir,” said Lily. “What would you like as an Easter gift?” he asked. She had not expected anything for Easter, so she thought for a … Continue reading

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Status Update

In the interest of full disclosure, Churchyard Chick wishes to inform her readers that she is no longer technically “free range” in the literal, physical sense, as she has found a new coop to call “home.”  A new “church home” has been … Continue reading

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“Believe”

This time of year, the word “believe” is everywhere — on sweatshirts, ornaments, plaques — what have you.  To me, this one word, standing alone, begs the question:  “Believe what?” Should we believe in Santa, flying reindeer, or as some … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Non-Believers

Dear Friends, A few years ago, in Rome, I marveled at the relics and icons that we viewed as we traveled the well-worn paths of pilgrims who had gone before us.  When we came to St. Peter’s tomb at the … Continue reading

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The Good Shepherd

“Aunt Ellie, tell us a story about the ewe of long ago,” the little ones begged.  The following is what ensued: Once upon a time, a contented, somewhat plump ewe was separated from her flock with no warning.  Somehow the open gate … Continue reading

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Hide and Seek

“I’m in here, Aunt Jan.”  It was the voice of my little nephew coming from the closet. I already knew where he was hiding, but I had been calling out loudly, “Where is Jonathan?  Where could he be?  I don’t … Continue reading

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Praise or Flattery?

“God, you are so good,” I said.  I continued, “You are so caring and loving and wise.”  I stopped.  I decided to just let that sink in today and not continue rattling on, for once. At first there was stunned … Continue reading

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