A Colonial Thanksgiving

Muted autumn Snow covered forest But just the floors Like confectioners sugar Shaken A season straddle Some of this Fall bliss ... Some of winter's cold and that Thanksgiving isn't about getting fat It is to honor God For He drew the pilgrims Away from religion Placed them on the shores In New England The … Continue reading A Colonial Thanksgiving

Healing

Freshly fallen Like a wound wide open Vibrant color As the blood runs When the wind stings Hymns of self-pity His voice whispers, Come, tarry Don't wait, make haste For the color in your face Has drained This pains your ABBA Father Time passes Prayers in masses Gashes scab over Fray at the edges Pain … Continue reading Healing

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

Angelic Help

An angel in flight A blur A powerful surge Protection of His people Goodness and resurrection Angel leader Shining Timing Her harp hallelujahs Gathering His heavenly battalion Jesus at the helm Opening earth's ears To hear The melody Love transcendant Feathery Coming Inconspicuously Never maliciously His arms Envelop Our hearts Faint hymns of praise Joy … Continue reading Angelic Help

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

Surrendering

The heat of His Son Fires my soul With love for He, the only Holy One As flames rage Melting the cage That held me captive through the age Yes, the Son Whose blood ran For sins of every woman and man Is our only living hope For He knows we are still prone To … Continue reading Surrendering