To Honor

On her Mississippi farm Beneath heavy, pretty blankets My soul is warm Soft lights on the table-top tree Wood repurposed Old things breathe Her animals follow And heed her voice She knows their patterns Supports their choices An angelic Granny presence A peace-full luminescence An invitation in every room … to let go, love well, … Continue reading To Honor

Forever is a Gift

There's so much more to see Beyond the miracle of Christmas morning You know that baby, named Jesus? He grew to be a man and walked among us We celebrate His birthday Because He is the only Way To reach God, Our Father Truth not hidden ... rather Plain … there in the manger Our … Continue reading Forever is a Gift

For The Lonely

Lonely is a feeling not a fact Only Jesus knows when He's coming back So until then ... May my life story be written by His pen Alone in an aging body Abiding in His Spirit  of holy Waiting and working within my heart, yearning to be ever more like Him to please Him to … Continue reading For The Lonely

God’s Gift of Free

Oh, joy! We are free! The babe in cloth grew to age 33 Then died for you and for me Amazing power lives at the Cross, His chosen tree As He rose again, His promise befell on thee: You are new, free to be Living without any chains of slavery ~~~ It is for freedom … Continue reading God’s Gift of Free

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

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

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