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

Jesus Calling To Those Abused By Any Priest

I wonder how many Stare at a cross And feel loss When as a child Lied to in the name of God Told 'be naked' in Altar boy robes Groomed with gifts In exchange for sex Deformed and demonic Between man and child Defecated holy When priests helped each other cover up They said "Go … Continue reading Jesus Calling To Those Abused By Any Priest

Jesus is the Way

Pursuing Unending Never bending To our words Heeding and bleeding For the Higher Will Of Our Creator Jesus dying Not saving Himself But choosing us Every last one Nobody is done Until He mounts The clouds Riding in Glory To a new Beginning Death rising Doubters realizing Our Lord is true Not a myth When … Continue reading Jesus is the Way