O Merciful God!

a tired spirit a dry spirit choking on dust Lord, have mercy on us! we fall short of Your glory we try to control Your story we love broken we thank You for how You have woven us as one in unity with Father, Spirit, Son rain down all that is righteous to drown what … Continue reading O Merciful God!

Under His Wings: A Poem for Police

It's hard to make small talk When another officer is lost It's difficult to grieve When murder offers no reprieve It is impossible to know How far evil seeds sow It is my one and only Hope to know Jesus who helps me say boldly No weapon formed against believers will prosper For NOTHING stops … Continue reading Under His Wings: A Poem for Police

An Intercessor’s Struggle

But may all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You. May those who long for Your saving help always say, "The Lord is great" (Psalm 40:16). In the stillness Your fullness Cuddles Muddles Through all the muck Parts of my heart are stuck Again, I need You, Oh God May Your presence seize … Continue reading An Intercessor’s Struggle

Hope Grows

Lord, I chase Your wind When I see Your trees Waving at me Gladly swaying Or bent in reverence praying I sense Your Spirit changing Drawing creation to praising Your wind protects, destructs Prunes the fruitless Bears witness to Your greatness If Your wind does such things I can barely imagine Scarcely fathom Your glory … Continue reading Hope Grows

I am Praying for You, A Poem

She lifts her head Then bows it instead   Her heart sings Glory, glory to my Beloved King   Her lips tremble In her hope she resembles   Christ, the Morningstar Our Risen Messiah   Lord,  she whispers, Bless my brothers. Bless my sisters.   Lord, her voice rises, Keep them from the evil one … Continue reading I am Praying for You, A Poem

Holy

Such a drastic contrast Between Holy and sin The battle rages within Flesh meshes with lies Purity and truth stand by Waiting, calling Never late or stalling Holy is His whisper A glimmer Of His glory A lightening flash For those who see are changed in its path Holy is Scripture Operating on wounds needing … Continue reading Holy

She is Becoming

As she unsticks her wings she knows not all she's got confined, contained safe, though tainted her past lingers in her mind her limbs, legs and tiny toes freely climbing bark walking anywhere she wanted in the park could she? perhaps the defining question is ... will she? wriggling her head through fresh air touches … Continue reading She is Becoming

Same Jesus, Different Season

Then they gathered around Him and asked Him, "Lord, are you at this time going to restore the kingdom to Israel?" He said to them, "It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by His own authority. But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on … Continue reading Same Jesus, Different Season

Museum or Faith?

Such ground of holy Of those who know Him The Lamb of God, the Son of Man Removing my sneakers A chameleon in the crowd Though I stretch, I cannot see what is shroud Is it a tomb? Recreated with a giant stone? Wishing I was taller My desire for higher Knowledge pushes me toward … Continue reading Museum or Faith?

And The Stone was Rolled Away

He tells us in His Word the darkness lifted at 3 on Good Friday But what was it like then through Saturday? I picture God's sky His canvas hanging low not high For He knew the heavy leaven In souls who did not trust or were ignorant to heaven Shock-filled tears Their Lord lost only … Continue reading And The Stone was Rolled Away