Hope for Those Who Fall

The unveiling An opening A fragrance Holy and pleasing Hope blooming Then the scatter Like after the Fall Each matters Every one seen Trusting with every ounce of their being He redeems ~~~ Remember these things, Jacob, (or insert your name) for you, Israel, are my servant. I have made you, you are my servant; … Continue reading Hope for Those Who Fall

Faith on Fire

As we enter Holy Week Let us bow our heads, submit our souls weak As we expect His power Let us increase our trust every hour As we see the glory of Jesus Let us shout praise Begin a wave of Hallelujahs Fanning the flame of fiery faith ~~~ But when the chief priests and … Continue reading Faith on Fire

Childhood Loss Turns to Gain

Sometimes as a kid I wanted to disappear Into the bushes, the clearing there Crawling in, dirtying my knees Imagine sailing the seas Or maybe decide I am an author Writing and illustrating books, always pushing myself further Bzzz Bzzz In this place the bees would be Loneliness stings It brings A hollow song An … Continue reading Childhood Loss Turns to Gain

A Heart’s Cry (a poem after seeing the movie Unplanned)

This is hot off the press so to speak. God broke my heart for all the babies and the women who carry guilt and shame from abortion and the doctors who are living with the death of souls in theirs.   I pray for the babies Who lost an arm before their soul was gone … Continue reading A Heart’s Cry (a poem after seeing the movie Unplanned)

Spring, Now What?

Spring is sprung Our new garden flag hung The Christmas trimmings Finally shoved back in the box brimming With snowflakes and their men Hello, Spring in Pa, what then? Rain, cold Damp, and oh the mold Whatever is the big deal? A little matter of 3 days and the reveal Won't you come to church? … Continue reading Spring, Now What?

One More Day ’til Spring

One day til Spring The feet of a songbird Grasp the bare basin Seeking fresh water The glimmer of sun Catches her eye She can't see in front Only to the side Chirping Where are the others? Those thirsty and dry? Alone with nothing, she sighs She hops down Into damp dirt A puddle where … Continue reading One More Day ’til Spring

Don’t Carry Guilt, Repent

Anxiety climbing Crazy timing Shaken, am I blind? Spinning so fast My legs bend, keys crash I grasp for the Anchor Have I come to the end? Not sure where I began At once, my heart vault cracks open Pain pours over His holy feet To my knees In silence I offer repentance Without one … Continue reading Don’t Carry Guilt, Repent