Inside His Mind

When duty calls But tears begin to fall You wonder where is God in it all? Back-aching Pain-staking Heart-breaking Oh God! Not again She was only ten Suicide robbed us of all the answers … no way of knowing which so-called friend ...   Bullied Scurried While this young girl was buried   Not me … Continue reading Inside His Mind

In Honor of Faye

As I sit amid birthday balloons My heart hangs, drenched with tears A small girl, only six years old, is gone too soon Social media at its best Posted pictures, descriptions, videos Many were the requests To provide the local police with clues To gather on our knees calling to Our Lord, Our Savior … … Continue reading In Honor of Faye

His Light Never Fades

A circle of light Inside a shroud of fright Dark shadowed clouds Without a sound They move to surround To dampen hope To snip that rope The one anchoring us Carrying us Touching our cheeks With tender mercy Whispering the promise He will never leave Hope wins Because Jesus took my shame and sin Bearing … Continue reading His Light Never Fades

Do You Hear the Invitation?

Heaven bids us come All the self-righteous, broken and undone Save the make-up You don't need breakfast at IHOP And Starbucks needn't be a stop Go directly to the Cross Our home at any cost See in heaven Nobody is lost, forgotten All will be In His forever glory Yet … the Cross is available … Continue reading Do You Hear the Invitation?

Your Sculptor has spoken Beauty lies within the broken Frozen twigs Like icy hearts A morning song they still sing Glistening Rocks layered with ice wait with hope, listening For NOTHING Not weather or nature Nor demons who prey like vultures Not fallen angels or his minions Not death itself because in Him death is … Continue reading

Waiting for Winter

The wait for winter When the wind gets colder And the days get shorter Incrementally The finality of Fall Becomes a reality Not with doom Rather ... soon A season of snug Warm fires or blankets and hot chocolate in a mug The sweet celebration The coming of Our Messiah, Our Lord His birth Never … Continue reading Waiting for Winter

A Loss

"Because she loves me," says the Lord, "I will rescue her. I will protect her, for she acknowledges my name. She will call on me, and I will answer her. I will be with her in times of trouble. I will deliver her and honor her. With long life, I will satisfy her and show … Continue reading A Loss