Category: 2018

Teach Me

December 3, 2018 0

Teach meHow to be stillMy heartis always racingAs life itselfSeems to have turnedInto a race Remind meThat there is moreThan one speedFor me to liveIt’s not OKto hurtle through my days It’s so temptingTo pass themLike a weaver’s shuttleIgnore the yearningfor something deeper Teach meTo walk awayfrom the racethat life may seemto have winnersbut those…

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Take My Hand

December 3, 2018 0

Come, take my handthe darknesshas no powerin my light Those stormsThat threatenHave no placeBe stillat peaceLet me releaseThe pain Can you hearEver nearSpeakingWhisperingThe trees utter my nameand when the seasebb and flowthey do the same ListenOf the love I bear for youCease your ragingEase your shattered soulI am hereNothing here can harm youShelter in meMy…

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Long Highway

December 3, 2018 0

The journey is longI journey onThrough a barren land Sometimes I seethe path you laid for meYet, lost, stillI stumble and fallCalling out your name It’s amazingAstoundingHow each timeYou draw nearYet, why am I so surprised? You promisedI will be with youeven till the end of timeSo why do insistOn believingYou’re gone? If I calm…

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Fine Clothes Not Required, Come as You Are

December 3, 2018 0

Did I hear youCall my nameThe windHowling in the treesEchoes the uneaseThat grips my soul Yet still,I hear you calling my nameInviting me again The table is laid in the heartBread and wineIn plentyCome and eat your fillCome, as you willWounded, afraidNo less the child I made Come, you are my guestClothes not the bestBut…

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Can You Not Hear?

December 3, 2018 0

Can you not hearThe loveThat echoes in the nightI am right hereWhen you cry outIn the depths of the night I am with youCloser than your heartbeatYour racing pulseDescribes your fear Yet I am hereEver by your sideLift your wary headStill your racing heartAnd gazeInto the dawning day Reach outTake my hand againAnd knowI am…

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Ethereal Smoke

December 1, 2018 0

Ethereal Smoke Sometimes I feel I understandYet, He dancesLike smokeEtherealYet ever present When will I learnHe can’t be describedConstrainedRestrainedFor He isBeing itself Am IForever destinedTo chase the windYearn after shadowsSmoke on a mirror Or does He do moreThan enticeinvite my soulTo enterThe divine dance For to danceWith HimGives meMy soulMy heartMeaning Beyond descriptionYet ever nearCloser…

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Silence and the City

November 24, 2018 0

Sometimes, the reason for a poem is obvious.  Inspiration strikes and off we go.  Sometimes, however, the reason is hidden, it can take days or even months to fathom it.  Given the nature and topic of them, that’s alright.  For God rarely tells you something straight away.  You have to be in the right place,…

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Sin Sneaks In – Plants and Weeds

August 12, 2018 0

Over the past few weeks and months, we decided enough was enough. We cleared all the weeds and grass in one of the flowerbeds, then put down some weed-resistant membrane and bark chipping.  “That’ll teach those weeds”, we thought How naive we were, this picture shows just how insidious and determined couch grass can be. …

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Questions and Answers, a Lesson in Discernment

August 10, 2018 0

Sometimes, there is a message, insistent, whispering.  God uses this to inspire me, His Spirit helps me be sensitive to what He wants to say From late April this year, a theme was developing, follow me.  More and more, whenever I wrote something, it was about following Him When, in early May, I lost a…

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