This or that? Which Way do you say, O Lord? My heart says Lord, Yes Knowing His thoughts are best Just sometimes Our Lord steps back, watches with His loving eye Free will To step into His will What if I miss His whisper His vesper What if my eyes turn down forgetting my crown … Continue reading So Many Questions, Lord
Category: Childlike faith
Pray in Secret
I pray in that secret space where I hear His voice and He gives me the choice to listen to be still and see the glisten of His marvelous light covering every fear, every plight with hope - hope grows though sometimes slow He who meets little ole me in prayer is faithful ... no … Continue reading Pray in Secret
Weight of His Glory
God rained beauty Again His sun smolders, emboldens Then The wonder about the weight of His glory Will it be heavy on my chest? Will it keep me awake, prevent me from rest? What if it comes upon when I am broken and forlorn? I cannot imagine what could come next ... Again He whispers … Continue reading Weight of His Glory
"Hey Buddy" As he stared at me I thanked God for cows All His foreknowledge and know-how For think of milk Its calcium, its fill Sleepless nights call for a glass of warm milk Chocolate chip cookies need to dunk Homemade mac and cheese need spunk Bones made alive No matter how dry And His … Continue reading Deliverance
O Merciful God!
a tired spirit a dry spirit choking on dust Lord, have mercy on us! we fall short of Your glory we try to control Your story we love broken we thank You for how You have woven us as one in unity with Father, Spirit, Son rain down all that is righteous to drown what … Continue reading O Merciful God!
Arise With His eyes To see The poverty In your own heart first Where you have both received and given hurt Repent For in Him, you are welcome You are Home You don't need to grovel for forgiveness It is a gift given as you undress Peeling off the flesh Throwing idols in the … Continue reading Arise!
Colors of Christ
a plethora heavenly flora though we pick colors we see wedding decor, dresses, sandals for our feet Christ's colors reveal more in their aroma looks can deceive while unmistakable peace ill-described in speech is better discerned beneath or such gentle smiles rise from within after walking miles in the light abiding honoring His timing obedience … Continue reading Colors of Christ
Under His Wings: A Poem for Police
It's hard to make small talk When another officer is lost It's difficult to grieve When murder offers no reprieve It is impossible to know How far evil seeds sow It is my one and only Hope to know Jesus who helps me say boldly No weapon formed against believers will prosper For NOTHING stops … Continue reading Under His Wings: A Poem for Police
An Intercessor’s Struggle
But may all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You. May those who long for Your saving help always say, "The Lord is great" (Psalm 40:16). In the stillness Your fullness Cuddles Muddles Through all the muck Parts of my heart are stuck Again, I need You, Oh God May Your presence seize … Continue reading An Intercessor’s Struggle
Lord, I chase Your wind When I see Your trees Waving at me Gladly swaying Or bent in reverence praying I sense Your Spirit changing Drawing creation to praising Your wind protects, destructs Prunes the fruitless Bears witness to Your greatness If Your wind does such things I can barely imagine Scarcely fathom Your glory … Continue reading Hope Grows