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Resetting Our Lives

Posted by Roberta Grimes • July 29, 2023 • 16 Comments

I am weak but Thou art strong. Jesus, keep me from all wrong! I’ll be satisfied as long As I walk, let me walk close to Thee.  Just a closer walk with Thee. Grant it, Jesus, is my plea! Daily walking close to Thee. Let it be, dear Lord, let it be. – From “Just... Read More

Which is Real?

Posted by Roberta Grimes • June 24, 2023 • 25 Comments

He can turn the tides and calm the angry sea! He alone decides who writes a symphony. He lights every star that makes the darkness bright! He keeps watch all through each long and lonely night.  He still finds the time to hear a child’s first prayer. Saint or sinner calls and always finds Him... Read More

Jesus Came to End Religions

Posted by Roberta Grimes • June 10, 2023 • 45 Comments

On a clear day, rise and look around you, And you’ll see who you are. On a clear day, how it will astound you That the glow of your being outshines every star! You’ll feel part of every mountain, sea and shore. You can hear from far and near A word you’ve never, never heard... Read More

Plant Love

Posted by Roberta Grimes • April 29, 2023 • 47 Comments

Morning has broken like the first morning. Blackbird has spoken like the first bird. Praise for the singing, praise for the morning, Praise for them springing fresh from the world. Sweet the rains new fall, sunlit from Heaven, Like the first dewfall on the first grass. Praise for the sweetness of the wet garden, Sprung... Read More

You and God

Posted by Roberta Grimes • December 31, 2022 • 34 Comments

(I come to the garden alone, While the dew is still on the roses. And the voice I hear, falling on my ear, The Son of God discloses. And He walks with me, And He talks with me, And He tells me I am His own. And the joy we share as we tarry there... Read More

God Needs No Religion

Posted by Roberta Grimes • August 27, 2022 • 83 Comments

With what shall I come to the Lord And bow myself before the God on high? Shall I come to Him with burnt offerings, With yearling calves? Does the Lord take pleasure in thousands of rams, In ten thousand rivers of oil? Shall I give Him my firstborn for my wrongdoings, The fruit of my... Read More

Healing the World

Posted by Roberta Grimes • March 26, 2022 • 43 Comments

The road is long, with many a winding turn That leads us to who knows where, who knows when. But I’m strong. Strong enough to carry him. He ain’t heavy, he’s my brother. So on we go. His welfare is of my concern. No burden is he to bear. We’ll get there. For I know... Read More


Posted by Roberta Grimes • February 19, 2022 • 58 Comments

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways! I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight For the ends of Being and Ideal Grace. I love thee to the level of every day’s Most quiet need, by sun and candle-light. I love... Read More


Posted by Roberta Grimes • January 01, 2022 • 64 Comments

The road is long, with many a winding turn That leads us to who knows where, who knows when. But I’m strong, strong enough to carry him. He ain’t heavy. He’s my brother. – Bob Russell (1914-1970) & Bobby Scott, from “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother” (1969) There are many people who email me... Read More

No Middleman

Posted by Roberta Grimes • September 25, 2021 • 20 Comments

The Light of God surrounds us. The Love of God enfolds us. The Power of God protects us. The Presence of God watches over us. Wherever we are, God Is, and all is well!  – James Dillet Freeman (1912-2003), from “Prayer for Protection” (1941) Jesus wanted to abolish religions altogether and teach us to relate... Read More