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No Ordinary Sheep – a poem by Ruth Bell Graham

Ruth Bell Graham from Sitting by My Laughing Fire   Those were no ordinary sheep* no common flocks, huddled in sleep among the fields, the layered rocks, near Bethlehem That Night; but those selected for the Temple sacrifice: theirs to atone for sins they had not done.   How right the angels should appear to …

 

A Poem by Ruth Bell Graham

“The Growing Darkness Closes In” A poem by Ruth Bell Graham from “Sitting by My Laughing Fire”

 

A Poem by Ruth Bell Graham

Ruth Bell Graham knew the importance and transcendence of time. In her book, “It’s My Turn,” an entry from her journal catches a glimpse into her prayers from that day. And she simply recalls, “There is still time.” She knew that her own life was one of God’s works-in-progress. Ruth once drove by a construction …

 

Remembering Ruth Bell Graham

Ruth Bell Graham was a woman who many family and friends recall as the most godly person they ever encountered. Full of wit and a passion for helping others, Ruth passed on June 14, 2007. Ruth’s sister, Virginia Somerville, shared this about her: “When she was 13, Ruth wrote a poem about Chinese graves. It …

 

A Poem from Ruth Bell Graham

By Ruth Bell Graham On this Memorial Day, we reflect on all those who gave their lives serving their country with this touching poem from Sitting by My Laughing Fire which was written by Ruth for the wives and families of those Missing in Action.   Death — death can be faced, dealt with, adjusted to, …

 

A Poem from Ruth Bell Graham: Home Address

This short, but powerful, poem from Ruth Bell Graham reminds us to keep our focus on Christ. And, that wherever God has placed us on this earth, it is for a purpose: to tell others about the hope that we have found in a relationship with Jesus Christ.