The Dimness in Depression

Depression is a cocoon immune to others needs Temporarily Taps become raps Snags morph into nags The list to do Ensues Battle Leaving you rattled Blasting fibs Lack of competence Zero confidence You see the shades half-south While the rest thank God cuz their sun never goes down Dim Is worse than dark You can … Continue reading The Dimness in Depression

He is Patient Hope

That hope in front of me Feels out of reach On days When ideas Swarm like bees Darting Buzzing Seeking sweet But the meat Is spoiled Foil wont trap the stench The mention Of eternity Is slippery Out of grip Listen! trips and falls Choices for all Do we crawl to stand Or band against? … Continue reading He is Patient Hope

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