Song of the Afflicted

Song of the Afflicted

When the world's weight rests on top the weary wounded what have they to do? Climb higher on the wire up towards heaven's view. With words they weep for the afflicted, for they know affliction. And in their pain, songs of mercy sing. So you there; lost in the maze and craze, darkness above and [...]

The Light of One

The Light of One

The tree limbs and branches sprawl and spread across the floating balloon of a sun. Light pushes through, taking center stage with brilliance. Place your candle on the table. Reveal its flickering flame. Even the wick's embers, smoldering, glow. Its beauty, but a breath, like a life, may help light the way for another. In [...]

Focus

Focus

The day's begun, I bow my head, and whisper words beneath the sun. Bring power and majesty to this earth so within all life there is rebirth. I will not doubt Your Presence, still; but lift my eyes up to the hill. Send down Your grace and teach me love. Keep our eyes focused on [...]

Earth’s Radiance

A blade of grass lines up in the field. Obedient grass. Blade by blade you make a lush covering of warmth over the cold, dark earth.   Silent one, be firm. As the grass knows better than to slip backward or wander off, moment by moment, be present.   Obey, today, the nudge. Turn grumblings to laughter, distress to joy.   [...]

Red on Blue

Sun caresses my closed eyes Birds sing me into silence Buds on branches burst green, pulsing with unseen life Red cardinal lands on limb, fidgets, flies A memory of beauty Majestic red against blue sky A touch of Love on my heart