Healing

Freshly fallen Like a wound wide open Vibrant color As the blood runs When the wind stings Hymns of self-pity His voice whispers, Come, tarry Don't wait, make haste For the color in your face Has drained This pains your ABBA Father Time passes Prayers in masses Gashes scab over Fray at the edges Pain … Continue reading Healing

Remembrance: #VeteransDay

Take a moment of silence A soul-open remembrance Men and women who fought, flew, sailed through Battles seen and unseen Thank you, Lord, for Your people who laid their lives down for our amazing freedom. ~~~ Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from Your presence? If I go up the … Continue reading Remembrance: #VeteransDay

And the Rain Comes

What can we learn from the rain? Pelting the ground Puddles deepening Gutters need sweeping What can we learn from the rain? Its pitting Hitting tough spots Even flooding What can we learn from the rain? Is it possible to drown in pain? Never letting go Guilt should be done and over What can we … Continue reading And the Rain Comes

Autumn’s Song

An Autumnal hymn Suspends A morning chill Not frigid Invigorates At the earlier break Of dawn Mother deer Lead their fawn To the berries at forest's edge Squirrels stuff their cheeks As they reach for more Tentative Yet An ever slight increase Seasonal momentum Leaves fallen So brittle Disintegrate Beneath your feet The night today … Continue reading Autumn’s Song

Reap What You Sow

From bare to berries Is that like going from peace to worries Or From darkness to light? Perspectives, there's always more than one When you're unsure Of which way to go Seek His truth, His wisdom here below When anyone or anything bears fruit Means you and I are staring into the work Of the … Continue reading Reap What You Sow

Eyes Tell

The pain in my shoulder from being older Jags and nags The lack of sleep leaving bags of deep size Beneath my eyes They don't lie The great window to my soul In years past Anger flashed From my pupils Corneas glazed In an alcohol haze Then so many years I looked down Broken, forlorn … Continue reading Eyes Tell

The Tree, She Knows

Baring her soul Selfish dreams Oversized goals Float to the ground Grip released Her holy letting go ~~~ May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father … Continue reading The Tree, She Knows