A Walk with Lonely

Cozy in my nook Reading a good book I hear Whispered in my Spirit Step outside, only He knows what you may find Could be thwarting, could be kind Snakey vines Climb inside Your heart Less pure, more tart The sky, light gray Tweeting birds fly away To higher ground Where they know to be … Continue reading A Walk with Lonely

Unfrozen

Crystals hardening A new day dawning His blue hues His misty morning Canada air Frozen here Covering the window Of my sleepy hollow Where fear and lies deeply burrow Frothing, freezing Heavy feeling What once was clear Now encrusted … is He still near? Why can’t I see The eyes who made me? When will … Continue reading Unfrozen

People-Watching, Life-listening

Two sandwiches cut in half She black bean Him chicken in a wrap Swapped piece for piece As they do At the altar Before God All to He Half to thee In this world Oddities Tease Ill-placed glamour Sends souls a clamor Smoothies pose As the source for all those Who thirst Back to the … Continue reading People-Watching, Life-listening

The Hope of His She-tree

His tree in this season She becomes bare Against His baby blue sky "Like a child," He says. His truth whispers As her leaves crumble and fall As He nudges her to tell all "Your story is mine," He says She believes Even though other trees Do not She weeps When she can't sleep Of … Continue reading The Hope of His She-tree

The Dimness in Depression

Depression is a cocoon immune to others needs Temporarily Taps become raps Snags morph into nags The list to do Ensues Battle Leaving you rattled Blasting fibs Lack of competence Zero confidence You see the shades half-south While the rest thank God cuz their sun never goes down Dim Is worse than dark You can … Continue reading The Dimness in Depression

Soaked in Silence

Its eerie After the rain Water logged Puddles welled Saturation settled Tender drenched leaves Points descend Sensing the end A cleansing from Heaven Removal of all leaven bread Purity Air without noise Beneath the hollow sky Grace and mercy A painful tarry Waiting to dry Or expecting to grow? Our Lord, Our God is the … Continue reading Soaked in Silence

The Hope in Fall

Leaf after leaf Falling Brittle Crackled Piled Soon to be raked Swept Away Decay Some trees rejuvenate Clinging to green Springing hope The time to be sprung Back to life Seasons tell us things Only Jesus, the Word brings Joy from pain Strength from sorrow Renews our tomorrows In life and death His breath Never … Continue reading The Hope in Fall