• 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

    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

    Finding Faith

    In Hebrews 11:1 we are told that “faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” Reading that over once, it sounds familiar and maybe lilting for spirits longing to grab hold of faith. But…

  • 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…

  • Abundant Life

    The Overcomers

    What would it look like to lay all your treasures down—your securities that hide your insecurities—and live from a place of outright trust; in complete confidence?

  • 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…

  • Abundant Life,  Poetry

    The Tears Fall

    The tears fall Drops of sorrow, leaking from my heart. The tears fall Joy uncontained, overflowing from my heart. The tears fall And try as I may to reconcile Their audacious presence I succumb. Can I rest therein, believing every…