While I lie in deep despair While I suffer mortal agony While I am alone, deeply empty into my bones While I wonder what, if anything, will ever change… There you go again… I turn to You. I gaze into your wondrous eyes. I look into that beauty that is mine. I allow it toContinue reading “Poem – Thankful and Grateful”
Shabbat Shalom! New Day New Trial Same Pain Thankful Expectant Calm Nervous. What will it bring? Will the enemy fall today? Will I have victory? So many questions… Lord, I am thankful Lord, I am hopeful Lord, my faith needs more faith Lord, You are in control. New Day New Promise New Hope Shine YourContinue reading “Poem – Waking”
I write to you here I write to you Be near Longing and Thirsty Quench this restless starvation Not scared Yet holding onto Hope Hope of Your Salvation is Always near Not pain, but broken layers becoming clear See me in my darkness See me in my night See me in my new dawn SeeContinue reading “Poem – You Take Emptiness Away”
Description: My first response to almost every stressful situation is to run away. Oddly and disappointingly God has at time revealed to me that His Way is actually to stay and endure and watch for His provision in the impossible. This poem is an ode to that voice of His whether I follow it orContinue reading “Poem – Stay and Wait”
Description: It’s often underrated how hard it can be to hear God’s voice in the midst of trial and hardship. This was my attempt to hear Him in a time of uncertainty and unrelenting physical and mental trials. “…His sheep follow Him because they know His voice.” ~ John 10: 4 ~ I hear youContinue reading “Poem – Knowing His Voice”
It’s been a long hard road Every day fraught with trouble. I’ve been fight or flight It’s been so long, It could be my whole life. Always fighting fear and pain. Troubled thoughts Trying to drag me into the grave. No room for self No room for love No room for others amongst these thoughts.Continue reading “Rest for the Weary”
Once a young seed Storm after storm raged on Winds howled Sun Beat down Trampled under hoof Nests made and hollowed out Used up for all I’m worth I’m weathered and beaten My age has shown.
Don’t you know? Can you not perceive? Are you so unwise? Do you lack such insight? Do you not look into my eyes to see? Do you open your ears to hear? My Great Love for you! My Great Love for you! My Lord, Adonai I have refused to hear I have refused to seeContinue reading “Poem – Great Love of Mine”
This was a prose poem I wrote a few years ago after a long summer waiting in Yellowstone National Park. I was often alone and wondering where the next glimpse of hope would come from. I feel much the same way today and I hope you will enjoy! Did You know? When you created me…Continue reading “Poem – Believing in the Shadow”
Some of us are migratory. The creative spark, It doesn’t thrive in in monotony, No matter how wonderful the monotony. Taking off to new lands Where the foraging is fresh Where the fruit is in season Where standing still is never an option.