A Sleepless Spirit

owlnight

It’s those sleep less nights

The hours shared with the owls in twilight

Where day is a distant memory

And night is fading into gray

A haze

Blurring what’s real

spaghetti

Oh, the true meal

You can sink your teeth into

Words rising to the top

Of your conscious

Parading

Arranging

Poetry

is

A world through my eyes

Borrowed

truthwins

By those who battle lies

They see

A truth-seeker

They hear

A truth-speaker

Hidden or plain

ordinaryreveal

It is He who reveals

The treasure

For each and every reader

~~~

For God who said, “Let light shine out of darkness” made His light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God’s glory displayed in the face of Christ. But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us (2 Corinthians 4:6-7).

~~~

Thank you for joining me today. I haven’t been sleeping too well, but there is always more to learn in the waking hours, no matter what time. This poem was written during today’s early morning sleepy hours. Photos are from Pixabay.com.

If you are not following the story blog, today begins the account of last weekend’s retreat. You can see that post here: https://juliedibblewrites.wordpress.com/2018/10/03/his-spirit-upon-us-retreat-part-1/

Have a beauty-full day.

In Christ,

Julie

11 thoughts on “A Sleepless Spirit

  1. Dear Julie, you captured the sleepless nights which leave us questioning every last thing. Like you, I love to read the Bible in dark of night to reset my soul in the truth of Jesus. I’m so grateful for your ministry, connecting real life to eternity. Bless you!

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    1. Dearest Melissa, thank you for all things, for helping me know I am not alone, and for such a heart-filled blessing. Praying all is stable in your home. At some point, I would love to hear about your writing projects. Have a wonder-full night, Julie

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  2. I too will often awaken with words flowing through my mind, and I know then that they are from the Lord. He stirs in our hearts, and it feels so disjointed until He helps us write it out, where His clarity shines. And then it is the beauty of Scripture that pulls it all together. I love the way that you end your poems with verses from God’s Word for us. Thank you Julie

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    1. Oh that makes of two of you! I appreciate knowing I am not alone. It can sometimes leave me feeling adrift when I stay awake in the night. Yes, it takes focus with Him in the wee hours to make sense. Hoping and praying for some rest for all my sisters who struggle in this way.

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