Reap What You Sow

From bare to berries Is that like going from peace to worries Or From darkness to light? Perspectives, there's always more than one When you're unsure Of which way to go Seek His truth, His wisdom here below When anyone or anything bears fruit Means you and I are staring into the work Of the … Continue reading Reap What You Sow

Eyes Tell

The pain in my shoulder from being older Jags and nags The lack of sleep leaving bags of deep size Beneath my eyes They don't lie The great window to my soul In years past Anger flashed From my pupils Corneas glazed In an alcohol haze Then so many years I looked down Broken, forlorn … Continue reading Eyes Tell

Watching Autumn

Such vibrance Speaking boldly Of their Creator's brilliance His beauty in death For us, a languid letting go A humble observance of Fall ~~~ Very truly I tell you, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds (John … Continue reading Watching Autumn

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

The Pride Storm

Branches bend and sway Leaves twirl Laying still after the fall Waves of heat Bring stabby sheets The calm before I meet His Holy Name The only one deserving of fame I stand unworthy A portrait of pity How does the wind know The weight of my soul Dark hovers Threatening pain Flashbacks the stain … Continue reading The Pride Storm

Our Morning Star

Onto the porch my socked feet creep Oh the glory of the coming dawn! Moon Ahhh, she's garish Through the trees I spy her crescent slices The stars ... muted, humble Knowing their rest is near Faithful designs Memories stir I wonder why I never learned more than the dippers His sky was not my … Continue reading Our Morning Star

The Thirsty

The thirsty Seek hints of solace Fall into the arms of wolves Who prey On the vulnerable Who twist lies into "truth" Who tie the veil closed At the threat of being exposed The thirsty Were born to seek A spiritual home Based upon Truth Our Living Jesus Always moves Toward the lost, broken and … Continue reading The Thirsty