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Something great is happening for me,regardless of the situations I see;my Lord is working behind the sceneand I have been spiritually weaned.Walking by faith and not by sight,insures that I sleep well at night.Happily I enter daily into His rest,kno…
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The daily finely-crafted reports on the murder of children in warzones like Gaza, Syria, and Ukraine are bad enough all by themselves. What makes them worse is seeing how coolly those inflicting the carnage ignore them and continue with their…

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I consider it a significant honor to have been invited by the administrators at LinkedIn to publish on the website. At the same time, I’m very curious to see how it goes because most of the more popular writers there, like Bill Gates of…

Joseph J. Breunig 3rd posted a blog post
I’ve decided to not live in fear;I can do all things through Christ,Who, with His Word, strengthens me;God loves this child- unconditionally!I love different kinds of peopleand enjoy helping them with my gifts.I’ve decided to be difficult to offend;…
Jul 25
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When I first learned more than a month ago that cultural arts organizations in New York City had united to proclaim 2014 The Year of James Baldwin in honor of the author’s 90th birthday on August 2nd, I immediately realized 2 things. The…

Don Newman’s blog post was featured
All I can really say about 9/11 to this very day is that it broke my heart. I'd always had a soft spot for humanity, but it was hardened quite a bit on that day. I had written a poem years earlier in response to the first Gulf War when we went in…
Jul 23
Author-Poet Aberjhani commented on williamsji maveli's blog post Illusions
"Very nice work. Musical lines with intriguing imagery and gentle longing."
Jul 23
Author-Poet Aberjhani commented on Author-Poet Aberjhani's blog post The Year of James Baldwin Now in Full Classic Literary Swing (part 1)
"Check out the star of television's SCANDAL, Kerry Washington, talking about the difference that reading James Baldwin made in her life."
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Poem: Spiritual Upgrade

Something great is happening for me,
regardless of the situations I see;
my Lord is working behind the scene
and I have been spiritually weaned.

Walking by faith and not by sight,
insures that I sleep well at night.
Happily I enter daily into His rest,
knowing that I’m divinely blessed.

I’m often filled with peace and joy,
when sacred Scriptures are employed;
with a heart of a believer’s trust,
I overcome the pain of being…

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Poem: Power Thoughts

I’ve decided to not live in fear;
I can do all things through Christ,
Who, with His Word, strengthens me;
God loves this child- unconditionally!

I love different kinds of people
and enjoy helping them with my gifts.
I’ve decided to be difficult to offend;
quick to forgive, repent and befriend

others in the forming of relationships,
helps me in my solo pursuit of peace.
There’s no point to mindlessly hurry,
scurrying about with…

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Poem: Eternal Embrace

How can I not be full of contentment?
God is not a Man, that He would lie.
On a daily basis, His promises flow;
He is the Source, on Whom I can rely.

Despite the surrounding difficulties,
I’ve purposed to accept His sacred Word;
therefore, I will continue to stand firm,
by His grace and loving messages heard.

His everlasting mercies are renewed;
I remain girded by His faithfulness!
With the thankfulness of my frail heart,
I am still…

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Poem: Hymnody

Within the sacred music of worship,
we’re to open our hearts and sing;
flowing from our tongues should be…
genuine praises for Christ our King!

Though the structure of songs vary
between spirituals, hymns and psalms,
in every instance, we acknowledge Him
with our uplifted bosoms and palms.

In making joyful noises unto our Lord,
there’s a freedom of melodic release;
unashamedly, we honor Him together-
contented in our sense of inner…

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                                                        Book cover of Bearing Witness from Another Place James Baldwin in…

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Triumphant grace that flourishes with beauty in the face of malevolent oppression is a very uncommon thing in this world. Yet Maya Angelou somehow personified that miraculous rarity. Her life and literary testimony is something we are just now preparing to truly comprehend. It is a deeply humbling honor to say Thank You Dr. Angelou. 

Aberjhani

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The emotional impact was, and is, not completely unlike that of seeing for the first time a video clip of the aircraft exploding against the Twin Towers on 9/11. It was an image unprecedented in one’s mental model of what reality is supposed to be and therefore an image one was not able to immediately process.
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("I'm a Steady Rolling Man"graphic by 100K based on photo courtesy of Diann Blakely)

 

 

Almost in Kentucky, the state that gave     

My country 'tis of thee two armored foes     …

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