In the milieu Amidst the birage The constant stream of ME MY thoughts MY opinions MY criticisms seeking MY minions Who will believe and praise ME? Have you encountered Christians like this? Who don't take breaths or breaks? Who raise the stakes On interrupting Grace raining In the background Sometimes I struggle to hold my … Continue reading Be as Wise as Serpents
A circle of light Inside a shroud of fright Dark shadowed clouds Without a sound They move to surround To dampen hope To snip that rope The one anchoring us Carrying us Touching our cheeks With tender mercy Whispering the promise He will never leave Hope wins Because Jesus took my shame and sin Bearing … Continue reading His Light Never Fades
Heaven bids us come All the self-righteous, broken and undone Save the make-up You don't need breakfast at IHOP And Starbucks needn't be a stop Go directly to the Cross Our home at any cost See in heaven Nobody is lost, forgotten All will be In His forever glory Yet … the Cross is available … Continue reading Do You Hear the Invitation?
When His sky is silent and gray When noise around Drowns Out He Who Needs No instruction Our God of Creation Who In Truth Reigns over every nation His sovereignty Can be seen By those who seek For His treasures, like pearls, Are uncovered Joyfully discovered ... Enslaved by amazing love His truth from above … Continue reading Holy Sovereignty
Snow floats in silence His essence Pure white Falling, not in spite Rather as the dress When we as His bride confess We have lost our way In the bright light of the day Our hearts cheated Charged forth believing there was nothing we needed Staunch ownership of all under the sun that is His … Continue reading Winter White
Here it is again Horizontal wind Straightens the flapping flag Stops the dog's wag Clears branches of their leaves Breaks spider webs in the eaves When His wind rolls It's just one direction it goes Stones and twigs Grass and any object no matter how big Is supernaturally pushed Along a path He once took … Continue reading Horizontal Wind
"Because she loves me," says the Lord, "I will rescue her. I will protect her, for she acknowledges my name. She will call on me, and I will answer her. I will be with her in times of trouble. I will deliver her and honor her. With long life, I will satisfy her and show … Continue reading A Loss