Depth of Depression: A Conversation with God

And so it goes We hoard our woes Feeling alone Skin trembling Heart murmuring Fears hissing Nobody wants you Nobody cares Nobody on earth is here   Curling into yourself Reaching for the pills on the shelf Your unquiet mind is all about itself   A glint of gold A story not yet told Have … Continue reading Depth of Depression: A Conversation with God

Children of Light

Arise, dear ones Search the skies For heaven is our earthly guide Shed any darkness within and out Clothe yourself with Christ to be about Your Father's business Loving, offering forgiveness Taking a seat at His table Feasting with all because in Him you are able Whispering prayers As if breathing air Don't stop there … Continue reading Children of Light

Don’t Look Back

Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me. Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is … Continue reading Don’t Look Back

Fear God

We fear illness We fear death and loneliness But do we fear the Lord? We fear large bills we can’t pay We fear the darkness of night until the break of day But do we fear the Lord? We fear what others think We fear what we may or may not have to eat and … Continue reading Fear God

Oceans

    oceans the motion the waves saying be still your soul for we are the go cobalt blue frothy not bossy resting in His power, His plan heaven's rhythm just the right amount of might covering not smothering cleaning not demeaning His truth for this life our life we lose ~~~ For whoever wants … Continue reading Oceans

New Life in Christ

Holy Spirit soul renovation Leaves you color-less As He threshes away selfishness Forgiven, you feel the stain peel away Layer by layer You feel someone's prayer Holy Spirit ministers During this irresolution He promises restoration Lifting Shifting Planting Feeding Oh the new Shedding like snakeskin the old you You may wonder Who am I now? … Continue reading New Life in Christ

There’s New Life for You

His half moon hung in the muted sky One chilly Spring morn You could breathe and be seen The atmosphere created for new Colorful buds emerging Bunny ears pointing A dew A drink from heaven For in His resurrection All are reborn ~~~ Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. The … Continue reading There’s New Life for You