God is All Around

Resist the devil and he will flee Just like that dog behind the fence who barked wildly at me I merely walked by Being sure not to look him in the eye After a distance The animal ceased his scary business Resist the devilĀ  and he will flee The devil is death no matter what … Continue reading God is All Around

His Light Never Fades

A circle of light Inside a shroud of fright Dark shadowed clouds Without a sound They move to surround To dampen hope To snip that rope The one anchoring us Carrying us Touching our cheeks With tender mercy Whispering the promise He will never leave Hope wins Because Jesus took my shame and sin Bearing … Continue reading His Light Never Fades

Children of Light

Arise, dear ones Search the skies For heaven is our earthly guide Shed any darkness within and out Clothe yourself with Christ to be about Your Father's business Loving, offering forgiveness Taking a seat at His table Feasting with all because in Him you are able Whispering prayers As if breathing air Don't stop there … Continue reading Children of Light

The Devil’s Invitation

Instead of taste and see the Lord is good, the prowling begins ... "take a bite stop the fight with that silent god come this way, the wide side road, where more people trod your wisdom and enlightenment will be a welcomed testament appreciated, rewarded you won't be alone, there's more like you building their … Continue reading The Devil’s Invitation

Your Sculptor has spoken Beauty lies within the broken Frozen twigs Like icy hearts A morning song they still sing Glistening Rocks layered with ice wait with hope, listening For NOTHING Not weather or nature Nor demons who prey like vultures Not fallen angels or his minions Not death itself because in Him death is … Continue reading

Our Root

With Jesus as the Root We are His first fruits His first loves Whom He knew while John baptized Him and God sent the doves Yes Jesus knew of us At the beginning He knew He would die So we could live forgiven Our Prince of Peace descends, surrounds His gentle Spirit abounds We live … Continue reading Our Root

Waiting for Winter

The wait for winter When the wind gets colder And the days get shorter Incrementally The finality of Fall Becomes a reality Not with doom Rather ... soon A season of snug Warm fires or blankets and hot chocolate in a mug The sweet celebration The coming of Our Messiah, Our Lord His birth Never … Continue reading Waiting for Winter