A Poem of Praise

How high can a butterfly fly? Only God knows how, when and why For He designed each wing before each cocoon Just as He knows the shape of our brow before placing us in our mother's womb Oh to Him who is immeasurably able! Can we fathom? Can we find a label? No! There is … Continue reading A Poem of Praise

Don’t Look Back

Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me. Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is … Continue reading Don’t Look Back

Despair

Breathing Seething His words bite Knock me down I forgot how to fight Lord, I need You Cornered He, a coroner Spat Just before he stamped Decay onto my heart Lord, I need You Like grapes in a press I am undressed The pressure immense My muscles tense Hives do not relent Lord, I need … Continue reading Despair

A Heart in Ministry

Ministry madness Woven with gladness Just one more prayer to add to the list Oh Lord, what if her name I do miss? So many people God helps me see So many desperate, so many needs ... These words climbing in my head Won't rest, they refuse to be still while I am in bed … Continue reading A Heart in Ministry

The Wait

Fall is brewing Leaves spewing Brittle remnants of the past Love thrives in bold color Beneath the valor Lies death Slowly taking Breath forsaken Shadows beckon Wait ... Is that all we get to do is wait? Waiting Is hope Waiting Precedes every resurrection ~~~ The Lord is good to those whose hope is in … Continue reading The Wait