Michael G. Maness    ~   For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. Matthew 6:21


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Testamentum Imperium
International  Theological Journal

Lydia's Porch - Virginia Haynes

Woodville Lions Club 

How We Saved Texas Prison Chaplaincy 2011

Character Counts

Heart of Living God

Heaven - Treasures  

Ocean Devotions

Would You Lie to Save a Life?

Precious Heart - Broken Heart

Queen of Prison Ministry

Fringes of Freedom




My Poems

Not all, just a few of my favorites that I have written
over the course of my life.  Some are in my books.

These were done more for myself, the expression of my 
own angst or joy, and for others more than for publication.


Seven Poems from my book
Precious Heart--Broken Heart

chronicling grief peculiar to divorce, in order of appearance.

What Kind of Wanderer

Hope-Trip of a Broken Heart


The Dirge


Beyond the Black Oak Wood Door




Poems for Kathy

Kathy Sunshine

Kyle--Born in My Heart

Under the Live Oak Tree

My Daddy

A Kind of Kathy to Meet

Kathy Memorial ~ August 2003

For Bessie Smith
mother of Kathy Sue and official Quilter of Jasper County

~  The Color Pin Cushion 2009  ~

~ Volunteer - Beyond the Call of Duty ~

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In Memorial for Jason Dewayne Yarbrough
Laugh as You Go and Mother Ina Barrett Broussard


Other Poems, for Special Times & People

Blind Man 

Knowing Thyself in Context


To a Friend- from Sparrow


More Than the Moment Can See

Winter Caribou

Windswept Sands of My Heart

To Memory Go

Woodville Opera House

Spoiled Hate

Woman Rife with Feeling

To What Shore Go


Tame the Whirlwind

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For Roger, My Brother

My Harbor Life  ~