Jesus Restored the Son of a Widow


                Luke 7:11-17


Nain was a village in Galilee.

A widow there had a son who had died.

Because Jesus was moved by her sorrow,

He took the initiative and helped her.


Jesus offered consolation.  He said

to her, “Do not weep.”  Then He brought her son

back to life.  After Christ showed compassion,

He worked a miracle and showed power.


Jesus Christ was much more than a prophet.

His Father sent Him to be Messiah.


Steve Martin was a cheerleader.  He said

The other cheerleaders were so jealous

Of his talent that they wouldn’t use the

Cheer he wrote.  “Die, you gravy sucking pigs.”


Patrick McCaskey


Patrick McCaskey is a Vice President and Director of the Chicago Bears, Chair of Sports Faith International, and Chair of WSFI Catholic Radio 88.5, as well as poet and the author of our Sports and Faith Series. He is also a grandson of George “Papa Bear” Halas.  We publish Patrick poems and his books on sports and faith at Sporting Chance Press. McCaskey’s latest book is Tuition Rebate.   McCaskey also has books that exclusively works of poetry.  Poems About the Gospel and Poems About the Gospel II are books for all seasons where readers can find a few words of encouragement in every poem–both books are available from Amazon.

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