A whirlwind a tailspin of trusting Him Labels Memories Black marks Insecurities Tools of the thief Tearing me away From the One who gave us the light of day This ‘what am I’ Over and over I thought I knew But then the wind blew I used to discern After the veil was torn Now … Continue reading Rising from the Deep
Rain drops plopped on my hood My thoughts wandered and grazed with a yearning to be understood The vast street-puddle Caught fast-moving tires … splashed over me There seems no end to busy Even amidst the gray dampness … a frenzy I return to my mind Where there is no clock, no sense of time … Continue reading The Secret Sacred
Behold our Holy blacksmith Fanning anointed coals Spirit-flames flooding souls Set a fire in every man, woman and child Marked, chosen Purposefully broken In His furnace ... only gold Refined to the wisdom of prophets' old Forging strength like Christ, bold Bold in truth and depth Depth of hearts willing to stretch Touch another wretch … Continue reading Holy Fire
Colored pencil Snoopy's Illustrations for the imaginative stories Compiled over and over again Told someone I wanted to be an author at no more than ten Not sure what happened Hope deadened My identity Lacked dignity Educated and married A mother and worried About all things Until one day His angels sang A trumpet sound … Continue reading Where Did You Come From?
When what you see Is speckled over Dotted with Interruption Irritation Litigation Glossed with Shame Guilt A lack of motivation Close your eyes Sense His light Growing Ever brighter in the dark Where the bark bites And fear fights His light Warms from the inside Heals the wounded What-about-me pride Shines for all Each one … Continue reading When You Can’t See Clearly