When We Get Impatient

The drone of the lawnmower Low Like a drill in my ear I can't even hear My thoughts Nagging, bragging Machine Seems Unholy To be impatient Brings pain Transcendent Is heaven shaking its head To the things I have said? In a moment I could scream Release every drop of hot steam Instead I turn … Continue reading When We Get Impatient

For The Lonely

Lonely is a feeling not a fact Only Jesus knows when He's coming back So until then ... May my life story be written by His pen Alone in an aging body Abiding in His Spirit  of holy Waiting and working within my heart, yearning to be ever more like Him to please Him to … Continue reading For The Lonely

Remembrance: #VeteransDay

Take a moment of silence A soul-open remembrance Men and women who fought, flew, sailed through Battles seen and unseen Thank you, Lord, for Your people who laid their lives down for our amazing freedom. ~~~ Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from Your presence? If I go up the … Continue reading Remembrance: #VeteransDay

Help in the Shadows

Shadows loom Infringe upon peace fear Creeping Forward As if with a sword Then His light appears More brightly against the darkened tears Radiating goodness In the midst of sadness The shadow of His wings Is refuge, a place to cling Protection From any and every direction He has come to shield and prepare You … Continue reading Help in the Shadows

A Fallen Feather

A click, a caw Squirrel nails sound like claws Clinging to bark Their home base in the dark Birds, many Stir, darting plenty Flurry of wings Sing their freedom melody Sky opens its arms Welcoming all Then … the feather Lightly wafting Tenderly sailing Edges unfussed Its owner undressed Missing a thread Of the coat … Continue reading A Fallen Feather

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