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Onward Christian Soldiers

Onward Christian Soldiers (Chivalry Dead) God’s crusade upon them laid a stubborn suit of mail brocade. Knights Templar, Teutonic thugs Mercenaries out for blood. In guarantee of resurrection. Skull bludgeoning insurrection. For every heathen to the cemetery Pope so grants indulgence plenary. Urban calls to cut out “sin.” with war for Jesus, champion. Death to every infidel. Damn them all to endless hell. Allah-backed brave Saladin “Jihad” shouts Islamic paladin Jerusalem. Jerusalem. Devastated paragon. Kathy Collins 1/31/14

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Date: 2/1/2014 10:55:00 AM
Ps., Kathryn, What A Beautiful Name ˜ Revisiting This Profound Painting It's Deepened Hues: Rendering, I Would Say Colours Swirling As Churning Amid, Their Storms ? Pray Your Flight This Plight, Be Not In Winter, Babylon....Let Not The Sun Descend Afore Your Eyes: Prophetic Skies Oh Misery, Why Have You Come ? Thank You, Sweet Beautiful Kathryn, For Your Priceless Heart's Lovely As Kind Visit ˜ My Love, Always, John
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Date: 2/1/2014 10:39:00 AM
Thank you David. I would love to visit London again and see the things I missed. The history and fame of it all. love, Kathy
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Date: 2/1/2014 10:31:00 AM
Kathy this is excellent, very well crafted and the Knights Templar church in London is something worth visiting for....David
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Date: 2/1/2014 10:40:00 AM
my reply is above. oops.
Date: 2/1/2014 10:07:00 AM
A great poem of faith, Kathyrn. Where did you find the Joycie poem that Carolyn wrote? Love, Joyce
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Date: 2/1/2014 10:24:00 AM
Hi - I found it on Carolyn Devonshire's page. It's the most recent poem she's posted. Called A Heart Stop Away. Very touching and I hope comforting for you. lvoe, Kathy
Date: 1/31/2014 10:40:00 PM
Oh my! I love this one. You have out done yourself! I am in awe. Nicely done. Last two lines slay me. ~Kilmer
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Date: 2/1/2014 8:18:00 AM
Dear Kilmer - You make my heart sing. Now how many Hail Mary's for that. love, Kathy
Date: 1/31/2014 9:37:00 PM
WOW!!! I have often spoken about this with my husband... the horrors of the crusades... the Mennonites in my area, who I find humbling on every level, suffered persecution for their beliefs. They believed baptism should not be done until adulthood. As a result, they were tortured by the Catholics, placed in cages, eyes gouged out. They hid in caves... left Europe and settled in Canada... oh, such lovely people. They believe in plain, all things simple. Friendly and giving of all they have.
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Date: 2/1/2014 8:23:00 AM
Blessed are the peacekeepers. Unfortunately harmony is not a priority in fanatics. Thanks again for the sonnet. I will get around to reading them all (although I just had to get to MINE first). xxx'sooo's
Date: 1/31/2014 2:24:00 PM
But Lest We Worry 'Bout Humankind As Poisoned Flesh Tis Theirs To Bind And Now We Climb These Steps To Find *.* Her Beauty Waits, And That Is Mine....Smile, Keep Brushing That Bright ~ Love John
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Date: 2/1/2014 8:45:00 AM
Dear John, well this is quite a comment and gratifying (I think). Thanks for the word "sonadora" and thanks for reading my poem. Very encouraging. love, kathy