Stalked by the Lies

My heart races In the tall grass I make my way Eyes wide open Alert for sounds I hear growling A twig snaps I am pursued By my adversary Once he held me Tightly bound With heavy chains And a steel cage Until my savior Told me the truth That I had the key To […]

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Letting God Move Us

The windmill vanes Turn to the wind Desperately grasping Trying in vain To capture the wind The wind blows past Spinning the windmill Gears creak and turn The pump rises and falls Water emerges and flows The wind passes through We cannot see it Yet we know it’s there Building windmills To capture its power […]

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Always by My Side

In the deepest, darkest pit You were there When all abandoned me You knew my grief When I was struck You felt the pain When fear paralyzed me You were beside me When others heckled me Your words soothed me When rejected, cast aside You pulled me near When tears engulfed me You wiped them […]

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Towering Faith

Tiny saplings reaching up Toward sky so blue above Young faith taking root With new found faith in God Growing up in shadows Of God’s faithful high above Towering trees rising up Above tiny saplings below Deep roots holding strong Against many storms of life Canopy of green leaves Glowing in light above Branches skim […]

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Sparkles of Hope

The pain is deep It eats at my soul My heart stiffens I ache for relief My body tightens Muscles tense Tendons strain I can’t move My brain swells Turbulence within Emotions swirl A whirlwind inside Tears well up Eyes close Salt water streams Touch my lips Body crumples Folding in half Whimpers break The […]

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Pray Without Ceasing

A constant connection with God A life aligned with His will Selfish ambitions cease Harmonizing my life with God No longer out of tune Shedding the burdens God lightens the load “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus (NIV).” — 1 Thessalonians 5:16 […]

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Fearing the New Day

The day dawns Fear rises from the east Daylight emerges Overtaking the darkness The day is ahead Yet I hesitate to enter it Anxious thoughts About a future yet to be Sunlight spreads Moving across the floor Cold feet Immovable as I grip the chair Sunbeam advances Warmth touches my toe Distressed thoughts Released as […]

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