Almost Spring

Though her branch is bare She reaches and finds Him there Stretched far His light touches Twinkles as if a star She feels His warmth Sink to the end of every root His presence Internally blesses His angels of protection Serenade each morning Feast and new life coming His children who walk below Mostly pass … Continue reading Almost Spring

The Takers and the Giver

The babies hidden to you and me Are holy-breathed by Our God of Creation unseen They are not yet babies, you say, at 3 or 4 weeks? Maybe not to you Life given by Our Mighty God who Penned their Forever Name in a book Who knows every cranny and nook Of their lives Before … Continue reading The Takers and the Giver

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