• Poetry

    A Holy Moment for a Heavy Heart

    The silent scream vibrates off my larynxThe earth shakesBut no one seesNo one hears AloneThe stubborn staccato of my heartbeat betrays meAnd unvoiced anguish spills over Puddles of salty disgraceLittering the table top as I sitAnd tremble I look for…

  • Poetry

    One Day

    One DayWe will all stand before the King of Kings Every knee will bowIn heaven and on earth and under the earthAnd every tongue will confessThat Jesus Christ is Lord One DayIn the blink of an eye… But Today is…

  • Poetry

    Anxiety Fled

    The tension builds like bileTrembling, she might soon faintRun and hide!Panic!Help! She sits still and remembers You keep him in perfect peacewhose mind is stayed on you,because he trusts in you. The words churnLooking for a place to settle Perfect…

  • Poetry

    What If It Wins?

    She shuts her eyesSo tired of the fight The lie keeps crashingLike a wave, beating against her heart What if it wins? What if her firm-footed stanceWon’t hold? She shudders So real, so trueSo it seems The tears fallShe can’t…

  • Poetry

    The Eye of the Storm

    The pauseAn eerie calm heralding hopeOf normalcy The vigorAn absence of fear and pursuitOf fun The eye of the storm has ensconcedBut do not be fooled! Waves of havoc are waiting in the windReady to steal, kill, and destroyWith a…

  • Poetry

    She Stands

    She standsSinging the new song within her heartHearing the Word, alive and active,Calling her on in steadfastnessAnd truth She standsHumming the rhythms of heavenPulsing with confident assuranceFastening her armor, and wieldingHer sword She seesPillow-y clouds turn thick and greyWind-tickled trees…

  • Poetry

    When the Tears Stall

    Staring off into space, alone at lastI wonder why I feel this way, heavy and overcastSometimes I’m soaring on wings of graceSometimes I’m sunk in the mire My Deliverance is but a breath awayYet I sitAnd waitExpecting moreLike thunder and…

  • Abundant Life,  Poetry

    The Peculiar Sword

    The sky is a blanket of cotton candy cloudsSparkling with specks of sunshineAs I break forth The shale path crunches beneath my feetRude red rocks pilfering the melody of mountain chickadeesI continue ahead My hands tense and twitch, the torment…

  • Poetry

    The Watchman’s Cry

    In Ezekial 33:1-9, we read of the prophet as a watchman over Israel. God sets the stage for observation of and deliverance from evil at the hand of one stationed in truth, eyes open, and voice ready to cry out.

  • Abundant Life,  Poetry

    Cast Your Burden

    Cast your burden on the LORD,and he will sustain you;he will never permitthe righteous to be moved. – Psalm 55:22 ESV What does it mean—cast your cares on the Lord? Give them away? But they’re not tangible. How do I…