In the milieu Amidst the birage The constant stream of ME MY thoughts MY opinions MY criticisms seeking MY minions Who will believe and praise ME? Have you encountered Christians like this? Who don't take breaths or breaks? Who raise the stakes On interrupting Grace raining In the background Sometimes I struggle to hold my … Continue reading Be as Wise as Serpents
When police, fire, EMS Doctors, nurses Others in shifts Work while most gather not rift Their longing To join Those whom they miss and deeply love It's really not about the turkey ... Rather it's being used as a blessing By Our Almighty God above Treating strangers as kings Then when home, allowing the out-pouring … Continue reading A Poem to Honor Those Who Work on Thanksgiving
The clouds are rolling in Fast Spinning Rain spitting At me I find cover under a tree Its lush leaves a canopy A place designed for me Wiggle my feet so they sink I see the stream Glistening, flowing Dipping my fingers Releasing the unbelief Though not immersed I am washed Roots of new Tethered … Continue reading How Faith Grows
High above Our earthly buzz Sits a King on His throne Who died to make us His own His majesty overcame His blood covered every stain He gave grace its name In love His truth proclaims So worthy and so powerful His praise shall ever be a mouthful For He revealed His holiness In a … Continue reading His Blessings
Not by might, nor by power but by My Spirit, says the Lord Almighty (Zechariah 4:6). Apocalypse now God speaks how? Through His Word His Spirit, the double edged sword I get to prophesy The coming King, the Messiah, the One who saves All lost and oppressed will be found A mighty shepherd Compassionate and … Continue reading A Fresh Anointing
There are days When joy skims the surface Like a thin rock skipping across the lake's stillness Almost a disturbance To the serene achieved A balance Though steeped in greed A love offering A gentle stirring Full of respect For the mind's introspect Focus ajar Soul stretches Beyond The corners Boxing Protecting Oh, but this … Continue reading A Visit from Joy
Can you see yourself at the well? Out in plain sight at high noon Hurrying the task as someone may come soon Your life at home a shambles A man who rambles Expects you to cook and have sex But has no plans to marry you next A life of shame, the yoke around your … Continue reading Can You See Yourself at the Well?