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

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