Month: May 2019

Follow the Words and Be Free!

May 23, 2019 0

Here they comeDancing their wayBeckoning come, follow The melody startsChimesJoyful Inviting Follow, playRejoice with us We are spokenWhen hearts are reachingLove and sorrow Yesterday Tomorrow We are uttered Living on the breezeCalling your name Live, love Be Follow, and you will hearStories old yet ever newOf lives livedOur songAs old as timeYet young as the newborn cry Your life will never be Empty,…

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Break the Bonds, Live Your Life!

May 16, 2019 0

Last night I spent a couple of hours clearing brambles, ivy and rampant honeysuckle from an apple tree which produces fruit for cooking. They fall well and require no extra sweetening. I simply wanted to clear round the bottom to reveal the sandstone wall underneath, but it soon turned into a rescue mission, as the…

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Dark Night of the Soul

May 14, 2019 0

Can you tell me Where my heart went When I lost my way In the dark night Of the soul I Still can’t believe What happened So many things changed I came out Bewildered Numb Alone Like one Who survived An emotional hurricane Who stood In the path Of a tsunami And survived Somewhere In…

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Peter

May 9, 2019 0

I see Him nowEtched into the background of my lifeHis call echoes in my heart “Come, follow me” Strange, isn’t it?Any other manWe would have ignoredLaughed Him offSent Him on His way This one though, dusty from the roadGlowing in the morning lightTouched our heartsAnd something happened We awokeThe song buried in our hearts took…

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John Part 2

May 9, 2019 0

Here I sitIn splendid isolationOn the isleI know call home So long nowYet it seems like yesterdayMary and I stood thereWatching the Master die I saw it, the empty tombThe linen clothsCould it be that the unbelievable was true?He said He would rise in three daysHad it really happened? The upper room was our refugeAgainst…

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John Part 1

May 9, 2019 0

Can you see Him there?Face wracked with painThose mocking thornsPiercing His unresisting brow My heart breaksTo see His painThe one who brought new lifeWho healed, forgave, acceptedBeing ridiculed, reviled, rejectedHung on a tree I hear Him nowGiving me His motherPoor Mary, so distraughtShe is my mother too, nowHe has given her to my care As…

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Andrew

May 9, 2019 0

ImpetuousThat’s himMy brother What did he think he was doing?Dropping the netsAbandoning the boat? That manLit up the universeSet a melodyTrapped in our soulsFree What libertyJust to be in His presenceLife sang from his eyes They were healedDeaf, dumb, blindThose in pain, in needWere loved into health With a touch of His handthey were transformedLike…

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Calling, Falling

May 6, 2019 0

Calling, falling into youThe one who makes me newAs I fall, you are calling me, calling meLet me make you whole Take away the anguish and the rage insideFind the broken, shattered, raging one who hidesBid me leave the wounded graveHeal the wounds, make me safeYou alone, the one who saves How can I now…

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Calming the Angry Beast

May 6, 2019 0

I don’t understand But when you touch my hand The angry beast within Subsides I can’t understand Where that beast came from Has it always been there Sleeping Monsters Under the bed Inside my head Stalking Waiting Hiding I don’t understand Were they always there Did the bogeyman Always sleep Just behind the pillow Does…

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Wounded Warrior – Welcome Home

May 6, 2019 0

Tell me Tell me When This began So insidious Its presence Sliding in to a bewildered heart From the ordinary It came Uninvited Unwanted Hammering Shattering My soul Wounded Blew where it will Lost, confounded Nothing seemed real I lost all Hope seemed Light years away Love for others Not for me Broken, bruised Alone…

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