God’s Gift of Free

Oh, joy! We are free! The babe in cloth grew to age 33 Then died for you and for me Amazing power lives at the Cross, His chosen tree As He rose again, His promise befell on thee: You are new, free to be Living without any chains of slavery ~~~ It is for freedom … Continue reading God’s Gift of Free

Angels on High

Praying by the moon Its light a gentle swoon Distant chants Angels prance Singing hymns, spin around and dance When we seek Him to mend All gapes, open-ended Jesus, thank You For Your fullness of grace  … through and through ~~~ Welcome everyone! I couldn't wait until tomorrow to post. I wrote this poem on … Continue reading Angels on High

A Colonial Thanksgiving

Muted autumn Snow covered forest But just the floors Like confectioners sugar Shaken A season straddle Some of this Fall bliss ... Some of winter's cold and that Thanksgiving isn't about getting fat It is to honor God For He drew the pilgrims Away from religion Placed them on the shores In New England The … Continue reading A Colonial Thanksgiving

Humbled at His Feet

I have not perfected the art Of balancing the start Of God's gathering A ministry Tapping into far and wide Sometimes hearts collide At home and abroad If it is a track of striving, a kingdom workers facade Too many things on the list to do Wasn't Martha right and true? To whom, true to … Continue reading Humbled at His Feet

Healing

Freshly fallen Like a wound wide open Vibrant color As the blood runs When the wind stings Hymns of self-pity His voice whispers, Come, tarry Don't wait, make haste For the color in your face Has drained This pains your ABBA Father Time passes Prayers in masses Gashes scab over Fray at the edges Pain … Continue reading Healing

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