A Poem of Praise

How high can a butterfly fly? Only God knows how, when and why For He designed each wing before each cocoon Just as He knows the shape of our brow before placing us in our mother's womb Oh to Him who is immeasurably able! Can we fathom? Can we find a label? No! There is … Continue reading A Poem of Praise

Committing Children to Our Lord

Entering the land of football Where fans and coaches and players Give their all Time, sweat, cash Muscles, meals Every ounce of one's energy stash I pray Jesus cover the season Take away every reason for gossip for shame for insult to His name I pray He bless those who seek Him in the mess … Continue reading Committing Children to Our Lord

Asking Jesus for Forgiveness

When I ask for forgiveness It takes me at least twice The first time through Is what I would say to you Skim the top of The sin situation Lord knows But oh he wants us to grow He wants us to lay it And see the ugly in it Set our flesh afire With … Continue reading Asking Jesus for Forgiveness

Angels Guarding His Own

  Angel wings spreading Across the night-nearing sky God commands His army to fly Guarding Those on their knees Praying, willing to straighten their steps gone astray Repentance is the way It is our hope The pulse of an abundant life Laying it down Remembering His thorned crown Thanking Jesus For His forgiveness Allowing our … Continue reading Angels Guarding His Own

Morning with His Birds

Bird sounds are story News of the hours coming forth Rhythms, schisms Songs of belonging Sailing From tree tops to bus stops Some so sweet Their honey-dipped tweets Others with purpose Repeating As their tiny hearts beat A message burning their beaks They have no choice but to speak Together in nature This flying body … Continue reading Morning with His Birds

Hope Glows

Hope glows on the faces of those who love Jesus who frees us Hope glows in the words of those who suffer tragedy who witness life leave Hope glows in the souls of those who live by Light through fear, through grief, through the hollow depth of night Hope glows everywhere we allow Him to … Continue reading Hope Glows

His Light on a Tree

Like fire emboldens His light awakens Tired, crusty bug-eaten branches Searching for their next rations Been dry for weeks The puddles fill with mud and sleep But oh ... On this eve of Sabbath Jesus makes a straight path To heaven's reserve Manna for trees trapped by a curb Though their roots are hindered by … Continue reading His Light on a Tree