Hope for Those Who Fall

The unveiling An opening A fragrance Holy and pleasing Hope blooming Then the scatter Like after the Fall Each matters Every one seen Trusting with every ounce of their being He redeems ~~~ Remember these things, Jacob, (or insert your name) for you, Israel, are my servant. I have made you, you are my servant; … Continue reading Hope for Those Who Fall

Faith on Fire

As we enter Holy Week Let us bow our heads, submit our souls weak As we expect His power Let us increase our trust every hour As we see the glory of Jesus Let us shout praise Begin a wave of Hallelujahs Fanning the flame of fiery faith ~~~ But when the chief priests and … Continue reading Faith on Fire

Faith Like a Child

A busy dizzy brain Perhaps the source of that pain Behind my right eye Though can't seem to verify The WHY Before I believed in Our Holy Creator I crammed everything into a tiny box in my mind It had to fit, make sense or I would unwind When gales of wind knocked me down … Continue reading Faith Like a Child

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

Hope is Everywhere

Fledgling buds More than half the tree though bare Like the living dead the branches Sway, wind swishes Against the pane squeals ... such squalor Brittleness taps, snaps Falling away Saplings stray Dawn's promise Breathes life Whispers hope Into the rubbish, the trampled, the dismantled Hope of whole For all ~~~ Hope deferred makes the … Continue reading Hope is Everywhere

Childhood Loss Turns to Gain

Sometimes as a kid I wanted to disappear Into the bushes, the clearing there Crawling in, dirtying my knees Imagine sailing the seas Or maybe decide I am an author Writing and illustrating books, always pushing myself further Bzzz Bzzz In this place the bees would be Loneliness stings It brings A hollow song An … Continue reading Childhood Loss Turns to Gain

Falling in Love with Jesus, A Poetic Journey

As I look into the blank white sky I feel nothing But I believe with every part of my being Every breath I am given Every skin cell Every thought slave be to Jesus He is King of us He is Lord And Savior Sent to be with us Immanuel lowed to earth Literally to … Continue reading Falling in Love with Jesus, A Poetic Journey