His Handiwork

He who paints these flower petals is my God who designed my eyes, hazel-ish green and yellow around the pupil, though hard to be seen I know it's there Evidence my Father in heaven cares He who lushes lilacs with aroma is my God who embedded in my being pheromones, my own unique body odor … Continue reading His Handiwork

Be as Wise as Serpents

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

A Poem to Honor Those Who Work on Thanksgiving

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

How Faith Grows

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

His Blessings

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

A Fresh Anointing

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

A Visit from Joy

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?

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?

This.is.Faith

did you ever watch tree tops bend in the wind? did you ever hear their bare branches creak while swaying in the air? looks spooky against a sky of steel gray as if someone endowed with strength determines the whole life should break snapped at the half a trunk once whole, now stumped ~~~ His … Continue reading This.is.Faith

Walk in His Light

Walk in the light clean and free For anything kept in the dark, the enemy uses against me There is holy power in the light Lies of dark, convince you to rely on your own might There is healing, redeeming power in the light Lies of dark, keep you sick in a hopeless fight Love … Continue reading Walk in His Light