Trust God

Against a pasty white sky Elongated branches sway March's howl blows through As if the wind's target is you Tightly sown buds Keep still, surrendered Trusting His plan rendered Why then do I get tossed about? An undercurrent wraps ankles of His faithful servants Stumbling forward, I walk Without finding His grace, I fall "Where … Continue reading Trust God

Spring, Now What?

Spring is sprung Our new garden flag hung The Christmas trimmings Finally shoved back in the box brimming With snowflakes and their men Hello, Spring in Pa, what then? Rain, cold Damp, and oh the mold Whatever is the big deal? A little matter of 3 days and the reveal Won't you come to church? … Continue reading Spring, Now What?

One More Day ’til Spring

One day til Spring The feet of a songbird Grasp the bare basin Seeking fresh water The glimmer of sun Catches her eye She can't see in front Only to the side Chirping Where are the others? Those thirsty and dry? Alone with nothing, she sighs She hops down Into damp dirt A puddle where … Continue reading One More Day ’til Spring

Don’t Carry Guilt, Repent

Anxiety climbing Crazy timing Shaken, am I blind? Spinning so fast My legs bend, keys crash I grasp for the Anchor Have I come to the end? Not sure where I began At once, my heart vault cracks open Pain pours over His holy feet To my knees In silence I offer repentance Without one … Continue reading Don’t Carry Guilt, Repent

Prophecy

His powerful light blazes Dripping Pouring Sloshing Puddles the day after a snow? His plan, His way We are rarely in the know I wonder if there will ever be Another Isaiah or Jeremiah Such long books in the Bible Such good listeners to God Did He just give them discernment Or was it just … Continue reading Prophecy

Our Struggles in Relationship with God

I have a friend She invites a wrestle with God Won't come up for air until it ends Much the same as Jacob Who scrapped under the stars And came up limp but blessed Supernaturally pressed Like olives Arise new life! Holy oiled with a new name in Christ Don't we wrestle with Him? Argue, … Continue reading Our Struggles in Relationship with God

Almost Spring

Though her branch is bare She reaches and finds Him there Stretched far His light touches Twinkles as if a star She feels His warmth Sink to the end of every root His presence Internally blesses His angels of protection Serenade each morning Feast and new life coming His children who walk below Mostly pass … Continue reading Almost Spring