God’s Gift of Free

Oh, joy! We are free! The babe in cloth grew to age 33 Then died for you and for me Amazing power lives at the Cross, His chosen tree As He rose again, His promise befell on thee: You are new, free to be Living without any chains of slavery ~~~ It is for freedom … Continue reading God’s Gift of Free

And the Rain Comes

What can we learn from the rain? Pelting the ground Puddles deepening Gutters need sweeping What can we learn from the rain? Its pitting Hitting tough spots Even flooding What can we learn from the rain? Is it possible to drown in pain? Never letting go Guilt should be done and over What can we … Continue reading And the Rain Comes

Reasons

His sun's rays Glint atop the globe Hope's light stays He is the reason Job Suffered long Without casting his eyes Down Sure why crossed his mind Yet Job kept looking far Beyond what his eyes could find Proclaiming The Only God Who deserves praise from whispers lowed Surrender Job chose instead Seems when seasons … Continue reading Reasons

Write to Worship at Ridgecrest

Spindly trees North Carolina bright hues and greens A bubbling brook Natures cozy nook A prayer walk is the label Silence is the ladle To capture the whispers Of heavenly vespers There in the woods Set apart from all the world's should's The chapel A home for all those who grapple Jesus, He lives Yet … Continue reading Write to Worship at Ridgecrest

Forgiven

Let His fire fall Embolden leaves At the tippy top of His trees His message Bow down to your knees And pray As it if it were your last day Your heart's condition Listening closely Eyes search for eternity Spears of regret Aimed and deflected Through your tears' admission You have the privilege Of knowing … Continue reading Forgiven

The Thirsty

The thirsty Seek hints of solace Fall into the arms of wolves Who prey On the vulnerable Who twist lies into "truth" Who tie the veil closed At the threat of being exposed The thirsty Were born to seek A spiritual home Based upon Truth Our Living Jesus Always moves Toward the lost, broken and … Continue reading The Thirsty

Jesus Calling To Those Abused By Any Priest

I wonder how many Stare at a cross And feel loss When as a child Lied to in the name of God Told 'be naked' in Altar boy robes Groomed with gifts In exchange for sex Deformed and demonic Between man and child Defecated holy When priests helped each other cover up They said "Go … Continue reading Jesus Calling To Those Abused By Any Priest