I want to thank everyone who has been supporting me, encouraging me, and following the poetry, photography, and mental health videos I’ve been creating here. The past couple weeks I’ve been undergoing some new treatments for my mental health and it has left me exhausted at the end of most days. I’ve been sharing everyContinue reading “A Sabbath Rest”
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”
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”
Description: I wrote this poem in a time of recovery and healing working in Yellowstone National Park. It was what God was speaking to me in that time, trying to lift me out of my spiritual darkness kindly and lovingly. My Darling, My Child, Why do you fret? Why are you so frantic? Don’t youContinue reading “Poem – Healing Hands”
Background: I wrote this poem in a time of dire need working in a tire shop. I was being verbally abused on a daily basis by a narcissistic manager who was then replaced by another verbally abusive manager. This is an ode to my pain and hardship and God providing in spite of it all.Continue reading “Poem – Everything’s Alright”
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”
I look at you And I shake at the knees Even one day ahead Too much for me to perceive To Control you is impossible To take hold of you improbable Let Go and Let God It’s all that remains.
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.