Fear God

We fear illness We fear death and loneliness But do we fear the Lord? We fear large bills we can’t pay We fear the darkness of night until the break of day But do we fear the Lord? We fear what others think We fear what we may or may not have to eat and … Continue reading Fear God

A Vision of Heaven

And the rain, she comes Pounding Sounding strong Do I belong? Here in the atmosphere Humid Dripping with hatred Threats treading On holy ground Prisoners bound Some taken, some turned Where are those not shaken? Where are my brothers and sisters Who walked, never balking in faith Am I alone here? Bending never Proclaiming my … Continue reading A Vision of Heaven

a grief story

when your mom's gone that grief that overcomes and powers through your only mom she had a way of seeing you   seeing you in your darkest days swimming through seas of shame she knew secrets you didn't know your mama, that one of long ago   the mama who cradled you now gathers round … Continue reading a grief story

Hope for Those Who Fall

The unveiling An opening A fragrance Holy and pleasing Hope blooming Then the scatter Like after the Fall Each matters Every one seen Trusting with every ounce of their being He redeems ~~~ Remember these things, Jacob, (or insert your name) for you, Israel, are my servant. I have made you, you are my servant; … Continue reading Hope for Those Who Fall

New Life in Christ

Holy Spirit soul renovation Leaves you color-less As He threshes away selfishness Forgiven, you feel the stain peel away Layer by layer You feel someone's prayer Holy Spirit ministers During this irresolution He promises restoration Lifting Shifting Planting Feeding Oh the new Shedding like snakeskin the old you You may wonder Who am I now? … Continue reading New Life in Christ

A Heart’s Cry (a poem after seeing the movie Unplanned)

This is hot off the press so to speak. God broke my heart for all the babies and the women who carry guilt and shame from abortion and the doctors who are living with the death of souls in theirs.   I pray for the babies Who lost an arm before their soul was gone … Continue reading A Heart’s Cry (a poem after seeing the movie Unplanned)

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