The Depression Condition

The gray in the air Is the fray on my soul Plain truth Pain lives Dripping like a sieve Into the light Raindrops of dread Competing with His delight What if Love and gloom Partner in doom And glory? Who can be happy, Display continual joy? Yes, Jesus, Stronger than any thoughts drowning us Always … Continue reading The Depression Condition

Jesus, Pull Me from My Past

Happened again She fell asleep on the couch by 10 Awake to return To her bed Only to burn The early morning oil The kind that draws the bats Happily flapping Their way In the night bay The place they call home Where little distractions roam The moon shares its glow Whispering dream-dripped secrets to … Continue reading Jesus, Pull Me from My Past

The Emotion Go-Round

A merry go-round of emotion Constant motion Shiny stallions, gleaming hope Dipping down on their fake rope Then the dizzy Confusion, the busy Tremors Burning embers Brooding An explosion looming Music, a melody Truth or a parody? Tuning out My eyes fall closed I imagine His wings gently shielding Soul-slowing Ever-knowing To whom I belong … Continue reading The Emotion Go-Round

Hope For Those Who have been Abused

Lord I present to you Every man woman and child Ever abused, body defiled I want to honor their marks Where pain and shame Are deep Leaving their SELF Never the same Lord, you make warriors And warriors have scars Like You Who bled so ALL Would have truth And the Way to God Whose … Continue reading Hope For Those Who have been Abused

Abused, Healing

Her body not her own Beaten Torn Her name spoken with scorn Jesus loves her Cares for her scars Reminds her of how far She has come Led by His stripes He heals her strife Pain though still creeps in the night Why won't her ears hear truth? He is with her Always Indwells Yet … Continue reading Abused, Healing

What Hope-full Eyes See

Upon my face, an even breeze Crystal blue through the trees Yellow fluttery wings A brave moth, her actions sing Flower petals bright One of many reasons to take delight Hope in every shadow Our eyes are a window Receiving what we see Believing all pain can be Used for His good all to His … Continue reading What Hope-full Eyes See