The Message of Christmas: A Christmas Nonet

We’re filled with joy this Christmas season.Your light and love are the reason.We have hope for our future.Nothing can be truerThan Your faithful word;The message heard,“Have no fearI AmHere.” Therefore Adonai himselfwill give you people a sign:the young woman will become pregnant,bear a son and name him ‘Immanu El [God is with us]. Isaiah 7:14 CJB

A Christmas Blessing

May the Lord blessYour family and youWith joy and confidenceIn all that you do. May the Lord shine His lightAnd make your way clear.May His grace and loveContinue to draw you near. May the Lord’s eyeWatch over you night and dayAnd give you His peaceAs you yield to His way. May you be a blessingAsContinue reading “A Christmas Blessing”

Light Reigns: A Christmas Cinquain

Light cameIlluminatingCircumventing darkness.Light brought us a future of hopeLight reigns! Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows Me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” John 8:12

The Gift of Joy: A Christmas Verse with 4-Word Lines

No package can holdA gift so bold.If truth be toldThis gift is old,More precious than gold.It cannot be sold.It cannot be controlled. This gift can heal.It’s light can reveal.It’s beauty can appeal.It’s power can conceal.It’s existence is real.No thief can steal The gift of joy. Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, forContinue reading “The Gift of Joy: A Christmas Verse with 4-Word Lines”

Ring the Bells Louder: A Christmas Haiku

Ring the bells louderTis the season to rejoiceOur Savior has come As the shepherds returned to their flock, they glorified and praised God for everything they had seen and heard. Everything happened the way the angel had told them. Luke 2:20

A Season of Hope: A Christmas Haiku

Warm flickering flamesBeaconing and enlighteningA season of hope The Word gave life to everything that was created,    and his life brought light to everyone. The light shines in the darkness,    and the darkness can never extinguish it. John 1:4-5

Love Letter to God #18

God of all creation, Things are happening in our nationYou didn’t ordain. Your children are bickeringUnbelievers are snickeringBecause our light is flickering. You saw this comingYou sent us a warningAnd what’s so alarming Is we ignored youActing like we adored YouBut our behavior abhorred You. Now we are facingAn opportunity so amazingIt could be theContinue reading “Love Letter to God #18”

The Broken Pieces: Haiku Chain

The broken piecesOf a shattered heart and soulI offer to you Disappointment screamsFailure, defeated, aloneYou silence them all A touch from Your handRenews, restores, refreshesThe broken pieces Psalm 51:10 NLT Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a loyal spirit within me.