Poem: Hurt and Scared

It hurts, Our shaky past; Will this time be different? Will the changes last? I want to be close once more, To have that loving connection, But I'm scared to give myself, Over to your affection. I must be vunerable again, Lest I lose this opportunity, Where love can heal our hearts, To rejoice in…

Waste and Lowliness

Yesterday morning, before I got out of bed, I was praying that God would teach me lowliness. When I went to let the dog outside there was dog waste all over the room. Don't think you can get much more lowly than cleaning up piles of dog waste. As I reluctantly cleaned up the mess…

Poem: Peace in God’s Omnipresence

I don't know where you are, Nothing of what you're doing, How you are feeling today, If your life has improved. But God does. I can't be there for comfort, Share my concerned heart, Give you encouragement, The care that you deserve. But God can. So I pray for you, Knowing that He hears me,…

God’s Love Seen

God's love is clearly seen through every helping hand, comforting hug, encouraging word, sacrificial action, and enduring spirit. This love is to know God for God is love! Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. The one who does not…

Poem: The Love Letter

I read it every day, And kept wondering why, No one in this world, Could ever satisfy. Then the thought came, The one waited for, Your words are unmatched, Authentic to the core. No love is perfect, Just like yours, Selflessly giving, The grace that cures. Wanting grows deeper, Each day I view, The scripts…

The Problem is not Anger, Grief, or Stress

The problem is not that we experience anger, grief, or stress. These are all reflective of our need for justice, love, and peace. It's when we allow it to consume us at the expense of not trusting in God, Who is the ultimate source of justice, love, and peace. Prayer (from Psalms‬ ‭25:1-2, 9-10, 20-21):…