My Worship Song: An Abecedarian Poem

Awesome and availableBoundless and beautifulConstant and closeIs who You are to me.Defender and determinedEternal and easyFaithful and freeIs who You promised to be.Great and generousHealer and helpfulInvincible and intentionalIs how You've been.Jehovah and justKing and kindLord and lovingIs who You are time and time again.Merciful and mightyNear and necessaryOmnipotent and openYou are the source of... Continue Reading →

Clay: Tres Haiku

In the Potter's handsDisappointment, hurt, and fearBecome works of artIn the Potter's handsRejection, failure, and painConform to His planIn the Potter's handBitterness, anger, and strifeBecome His glory And yet, O LORD, you are our Father.We are the clay, and you are the potter.We all are formed by your hand.Isaiah 64:8 (NLT) Photo by Belle Co... Continue Reading →

Love Letter to God #16

Oh Adonai,For a brief momentI began to wonderWhy this happened toMe.And You so kindlyBrought to myMemoryA verse, a sceneThat gave meA clueThat what I facedWasn’t somethingNew.Others have traveledThis road of troublesMany more painful thanMine.So, in all of thisI must declineThe temptation to wallow andWhine.Instead, I will rejoiceThat You alreadyPrayedFor me to overcomeAnd not beAfraid.And I... Continue Reading →

Counting

Counting Blessings Mercies Miracles Brings Joy Peace Love Elation My heart is full. Psalm 103:2-5 (TPT)Yahweh, you are my soul’s celebration.How could I ever forget the miracles of kindnessyou’ve done for me?You kissed my heart with forgiveness, in spite of all I’ve done.[a]You’ve healed me inside and out from every disease.You’ve rescued me from hell[b] and... Continue Reading →

My Giving Season

This is my season to giveWhat I don’t think I can affordTo release from my handsThat which belongs to the Lord.My purse appears to be emptyBut I have more than money to sacrifice.I was created by a faithful GodAnd I have what will suffice.I can plant a seed of joyGive a hug and a smile.I... Continue Reading →

Love Letter to God #15

Eternal One,You are rightI need more insight.My attitude Caused me to eludeThe desires of Your heart.The words I spokeDidn't give hope.My pantry is fullBut my neighbor's is empty.My closet bulges with the latest fashionBut I respond to the needy without compassion.My family rarely sees meBecause I am busy;Seeking to please myself. Oh, how I long... Continue Reading →

Five and Fifty Years

Five and fifty years Blessings, trials, mountain tops Valleys full of joy. Should I count them all I would fill page after page With words and sketches Illustrating Your presence And favor over my life. I met a 92 year old woman today who really touched my heart. She bragged about her age and the... Continue Reading →

Love Letter to God #12

Most High Lord, I tried to do it on my ownI taught it to my children, too.We tried to save ourselvesAnd steal the glory from You.We forced Your WordTo the back of our minds.We ran after fame and fortuneAnd comfort, we fell right in lineWith greed and sinWith corruption and lust.We forgot Your WayAnd that... Continue Reading →

Prayer Time

On the closet floorBible in handListeningPrayerTimeWalking in circlesAround the blockWhisperingPrayerTimeDriving here and thereIn the fast laneConnectingPrayerTimeCanvas and paintbrushAcrylic praiseVisioningPrayerTimeKneeling by the bedWhen day is doneReflectingPrayerTime No matter where you go or what you do, there is an altar available. Father God is waiting. Jeremiah 29:12 (GNT)Then you will call to me. You will come and... Continue Reading →

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