Humbled at His Feet

I have not perfected the art Of balancing the start Of God's gathering A ministry Tapping into far and wide Sometimes hearts collide At home and abroad If it is a track of striving, a kingdom workers facade Too many things on the list to do Wasn't Martha right and true? To whom, true to … Continue reading Humbled at His Feet

An Angel in Autumn

The warm breeze Weaved through the trees Lowering her head, she succumbed To the arrival of Autumn In all its celebration of harvest with feast She tried but cannot shake the relentless beast, The one who knows Her fears and woes And preys upon her being alone Coveting families in their joyful throes Tendrils reaching … Continue reading An Angel in Autumn

He is Patient Hope

That hope in front of me Feels out of reach On days When ideas Swarm like bees Darting Buzzing Seeking sweet But the meat Is spoiled Foil wont trap the stench The mention Of eternity Is slippery Out of grip Listen! trips and falls Choices for all Do we crawl to stand Or band against? … Continue reading He is Patient Hope

Jesus, Pull Me from My Past

Happened again She fell asleep on the couch by 10 Awake to return To her bed Only to burn The early morning oil The kind that draws the bats Happily flapping Their way In the night bay The place they call home Where little distractions roam The moon shares its glow Whispering dream-dripped secrets to … Continue reading Jesus, Pull Me from My Past

The Emotion Go-Round

A merry go-round of emotion Constant motion Shiny stallions, gleaming hope Dipping down on their fake rope Then the dizzy Confusion, the busy Tremors Burning embers Brooding An explosion looming Music, a melody Truth or a parody? Tuning out My eyes fall closed I imagine His wings gently shielding Soul-slowing Ever-knowing To whom I belong … Continue reading The Emotion Go-Round

Overwhelmed Notes to Jesus

When the soles of my feet Meet the concrete And the breeze parts my hair I feel my heart open not tear Looking listening For His pruning What needs to go? Lord will you show Yourself To the overwhelmed Misunderstood soul It could be me Any day I let the enemy have his way Or … Continue reading Overwhelmed Notes to Jesus