the air is crisp a taste, a sip of Autumn coming it's 3:30 in the morning I sit here beneath a blanket of stars some seem near, others far all sparkle against a muted black sky the Little Dipper is easy to find over there, three in a vertical line, hanging low could it be … Continue reading A Starry Morn
Weight of His Glory
God rained beauty Again His sun smolders, emboldens Then The wonder about the weight of His glory Will it be heavy on my chest? Will it keep me awake, prevent me from rest? What if it comes upon when I am broken and forlorn? I cannot imagine what could come next ... Again He whispers … Continue reading Weight of His Glory
Run away or Repent?
every step we take is toward or away from our Living Water our magnificent Creator when we sin our heart becomes heavy like in the beginning before we accepted Christ as King any sin is abomination to Him we can hide we can justify in pride we can run to another town like Jonah or … Continue reading Run away or Repent?
Say His Name: Cannon Blake Hinnants
When a child dies And media hides Not only the murderer But also his name, the boy, the innocent victim Doesn't it make you wonder How many lives will be plundered Before Truth will prevail ... Or how many "peaceful" protests will ruin monuments and destroy businesses ... without regret ... acting in no avail? … Continue reading Say His Name: Cannon Blake Hinnants
Bow to Jesus
When His sun begins its descent The brightness lingers Boldly shining As if this is the timing .. Lord, what is this hour? Jesus, Your name is power! Please Listen as we bow on our knees You are Our Only God Our Mighty Sovereign Lord We will not bow to men Or any organization We … Continue reading Bow to Jesus
"Hey Buddy" As he stared at me I thanked God for cows All His foreknowledge and know-how For think of milk Its calcium, its fill Sleepless nights call for a glass of warm milk Chocolate chip cookies need to dunk Homemade mac and cheese need spunk Bones made alive No matter how dry And His … Continue reading Deliverance
Taste and Know
Thank-full Of Him Yes I taste His presence As if in remembrance When His body became bread When His blood ran red In the cup To Give us the new Covenant What a moment To share With the Lamb who bared Heaven So that we could be face to face As we beckoned Our teacher … Continue reading Taste and Know
O Merciful God!
a tired spirit a dry spirit choking on dust Lord, have mercy on us! we fall short of Your glory we try to control Your story we love broken we thank You for how You have woven us as one in unity with Father, Spirit, Son rain down all that is righteous to drown what … Continue reading O Merciful God!
Arise With His eyes To see The poverty In your own heart first Where you have both received and given hurt Repent For in Him, you are welcome You are Home You don't need to grovel for forgiveness It is a gift given as you undress Peeling off the flesh Throwing idols in the … Continue reading Arise!
Fear only God
A poem brews deep My soul steeped in His holy Word Guiding my heart and thoughts heavenward Do not fear them He says Do not believe Their conspiracy No, fear Me The Great I Am The One who hems in Behind My beloved children You are chosen, not forsaken Redeemed, well-esteemed For you are in … Continue reading Fear only God