Mercy Me

Look to Me, He says. Joy invades, fear runs, hope wins. Life is yours, revitalizing, transforming, flowing. Go on, tell others what saved you. Now is not the time to be silent. Tell the story of how you were saved from the death of your spirit. How you fought until you had no more strength, until [...]

With Grace

She called me Gracie to remind me to pray for grace. I called her Grace to remind me too. She taught me that grace is the essence of life. Without it, we fall. Today she lies in ICU, I don't know if I will ever hear her voice again. The voice of Grace in my [...]

Refilling

Refilling

Rising Sun Forgiver, Healer Joy filler   Your hands open to mine Clenched, drained   I sink into Your love Reach for Your cup Think of forgiveness I try to forgive and get stuck in my head Forgiveness comes from You Flows, cures, heals I am inadequate You are adequate You pour into me Your strength To pour out this day [...]

Looking Out and In

Looking Out and In

Happiness sneered at Joy I am more relatable Identifiable Creatable Buyable Thinkable Controllable Joy responded, you are servant to the situation I am found within, in relationship I come in seasons of defeat, anguish There, sparks of joy rise No person can create me I am called Spirit of Joy

Buoyant Stillness

Prayers in pools of water Unanswered Delayed Balancing above the Current of the Deep Floating, stirring, swirling elements into Harmony Moving one too soon might sink another Pure focus Buoyant in stillness, peaceful in movement Glimmering Flowing clarity revealed in Perfect Time