a tired spirit a dry spirit choking on dust Lord, have mercy on us! we fall short of Your glory we try to control Your story we love broken we thank You for how You have woven us as one in unity with Father, Spirit, Son rain down all that is righteous to drown what … Continue reading O Merciful God!
When His sun rises open wide your eyes see JOY in bird flit and flight When morning comes unblock your ears listen to HOPE in their song When day has broken BE STILL Know, like them He is good His birds see Light fly freely … explore live their lives more When clouds cover … Continue reading What Can We Learn from His Birds?
Resist the devil and he will flee Just like that dog behind the fence who barked wildly at me I merely walked by Being sure not to look him in the eye After a distance The animal ceased his scary business Resist the devil and he will flee The devil is death no matter what … Continue reading God is All Around
If clouds had eyes While they sailed in His wind across the skies What would they see? Would it be love in action? Neighbors talking Dogs and their people walking Children playing in good ole fashioned grass Symphonies praising with strings and brass Or would it be evil? Hard hearts plotting to kill Addicts selling … Continue reading God Sees and Speaks
We fear illness We fear death and loneliness But do we fear the Lord? We fear large bills we can’t pay We fear the darkness of night until the break of day But do we fear the Lord? We fear what others think We fear what we may or may not have to eat and … Continue reading Fear God
His lightning strikes Like spikes Through the hearts Of all who need a fresh start Some may know and seek Others hide behind what they speak He shakes the nations Nobody wakes He destroys houses Nobody bows down What will it take For those who claim To follow Jesus To admit their diseases I will … Continue reading Lord, Give me a Clean Heart
Stripping bare Of words to share Pictures to post Stripping bare You will find Him there Standing in His light Asking Him to set your heart right Stripping bare As your soul unfolds Out pours wisdom only Heaven knows Stripping bare May not be fanfare Might not gather 1000 followers Stripping bare without care Of … Continue reading The Soul-Bare
Paralyzed by The lack of decision The mission blurs Scribbled words on my heart Told to halt Heavens pause Such sadness In my soul An admission Of guilt in continuing More When less means best Focused effort In distress Will produce more fruit Than the crazy pulls Thinning Spinning too many Plates One bound to … Continue reading Heaven’s Pause