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Karin Fendick

Karin Fendick

Chronic Joy® Poetry Coordinator & Writer

Karin is a handmaiden of the Lord; saved by grace; a worshiper; a poet; a broken heart; a lover of words; hungry for truth; amazed by love; on the Potter's wheel His work in progress. After five years in Africa, Karin and her beloved husband of twenty years, Rick, are back in rural Canada where chronic pain drives her to the feet of Jesus. She is powered by prayer, love, and many cups of strong coffee. Author of From Ashes to Glory (A Psalm a Day).

Adrift or Anchor • Poetry Prompt

 THE SOUND OF WAVES I have always loved water. Being near it, in it, on it. The sound of the waves; sometimes a whisper, sometimes a roar, would call to me. There was something fresh, something wild waiting, a new adventure. It felt like freedom. These days there is more fear, more uncertainty....

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Adrift or Anchor • Poetry Prompt

Baskets • Poetry Prompt

​Sifting, Sorting, and Organizing   I love the look of baskets lined up on open shelves; some duplicates, others unique in shape or color. Each one issues invitations. Some say, “look and see what I hold within.” Others beckon, “fill me.”   I grew up hearing the phrase, “A place for everything...

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Is there a basket big enough to hold all of ourselves?

Wait • Poetry Prompt

"Wait" Holds the Not-Yet, Not-Now   I sat silent in the newness of day, my Bible reading complete, journal open, asking the Lord what He wanted to share with me. I was feeling impatient with the pain that lingered in my back, also restless for face-to-face connection during this time of...

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wait poetry prompt

From Ashes to Glory: A Psalm A Day

Karin Fendick

Though not from a liturgical background this poet felt led to celebrate the holy through the time span from Ash Wednesday to Resurrection Sunday. From Ashes to Glory is a collection of forty-seven brief psalms written as a daily offering of worship that will encourage and draw you closer to God in any season.

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