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I used to be too afraid to Climb I’d fallen from heights Fallen far enough to kill a man Or at least crush him underneath the weight of fear. Now I’ve given up on not falling Facing my fear Trembles turn to Smiles Troubled Thoughts turn to Dreams of the Future. My God, I neverContinue reading “The Courage to Climb Once Again”
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”
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”