It’s easy to fall into the trap. And I did big time. What trap is that? The one where you think you’re in control. The one where you allow your anxiety, frustrations, and anger to guide your emotions. The one that pulls you away from God. We sold our house with no solid options for … Continue reading Falling Into the Trap
Pruning involves getting rid of unwanted parts to improve structure and encourage healthy growth. What will I have to give up and how?
Each day you do
The deeds you believe
Creates a better future
A gift to receive
Don't want to be an enemy
But I have to tell the truth
Their ways are against God
They need to hear reproof
You think you got it all together, With all your “perfect” works; Tithing and fasting you brag, In your heart arrogance lurks. Don’t point the finger as if, You have no guilt of your own; Putting down that tax collector, You’re true colors you have shone. Look to him who barely lifts, His eyes as … Continue reading Poem: Arrogance Lurks
Not in the mood to be calm, I want to be angry with you. I don't want to pause to listen, Just lash out my frustrations. Now that I'm done, Please get away from me, I can't be around you, I'm too upset to think. But alone in my room, Thinking is what I do, … Continue reading Poem: To Feel Heard
To live out your vision of a Christian by loving the Lord with your whole heart, soul, and mind, and to test your perspectives by the fruit of the Spirit, you must diligently seek the Lord by faith.
Who do you want to be and what perspective will get you there?
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, … Continue reading Poem: Peace in God’s Omnipresence
It's bothering me, Something said or done, Don't know whether to address, Or let it go. What if it hinders our relationship, Causes more issues, Closes off communication, Unnecessary hurt feelings? It could be an opportunity to grow, In a difficult circumstance, If we jointly work together, And learn to love deeper. With prayer I … Continue reading Poem: To Address or Let It Go