Despair

Breathing Seething His words bite Knock me down I forgot how to fight Lord, I need You Cornered He, a coroner Spat Just before he stamped Decay onto my heart Lord, I need You Like grapes in a press I am undressed The pressure immense My muscles tense Hives do not relent Lord, I need … Continue reading Despair

The Wait

Fall is brewing Leaves spewing Brittle remnants of the past Love thrives in bold color Beneath the valor Lies death Slowly taking Breath forsaken Shadows beckon Wait ... Is that all we get to do is wait? Waiting Is hope Waiting Precedes every resurrection ~~~ The Lord is good to those whose hope is in … Continue reading The Wait

Being in His Presence

crickets early morning cadence train signals in the distance stars arranged in their places in the silence they speak more than gazing being opens your soul to receive a majesty so grand to live is to recognize the privilege being in the presence of Our One True God, Master Designer of this plan Now all … Continue reading Being in His Presence

Asking Jesus for Forgiveness

When I ask for forgiveness It takes me at least twice The first time through Is what I would say to you Skim the top of The sin situation Lord knows But oh he wants us to grow He wants us to lay it And see the ugly in it Set our flesh afire With … Continue reading Asking Jesus for Forgiveness

His Light on a Tree

Like fire emboldens His light awakens Tired, crusty bug-eaten branches Searching for their next rations Been dry for weeks The puddles fill with mud and sleep But oh ... On this eve of Sabbath Jesus makes a straight path To heaven's reserve Manna for trees trapped by a curb Though their roots are hindered by … Continue reading His Light on a Tree

God Sees and Speaks

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

A Warrior-Daughter

When heavy becomes light When you find yourself soaring with eagles in flight When your tension leaves When your soul receives the blessing of reprieve Sometimes it is simply given Like a baked pie from the oven You choose to partake Or wait Then other times His peace Requires releasing the stuck piece Handing over … Continue reading A Warrior-Daughter