Category Archives: Poetry

When?

Be Thankful When I have a house to clean, people to feed, wash to do, hair to cut, long list of folks to pray for. When diapers need changing, someone needs bathing or feeding, medicine regulating/ordering/dosing. When there’s shopping to … Continue reading

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ME, MYSELF-ish I

Life has changed. It’s different without Papa here. My mom is sad and despondent  She is angry and unsettled. Can I blame her? She is mostly angry he left her here alone. They have never been apart like this… without any … Continue reading

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Waiting poetry…

Waiting Dry is the flower that falls from the vine Quick was it’s life of beauty divine Touched and created by God’s gentle hand All for His Glory, all for His plan. Short is a life on the grandest scale … Continue reading

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He Knocks

 God reminded me… He Knocks My words, my love are just one knock that you may hear today. But there will come some others as you hurry on your way. Sometimes through compassion; words of offered hope, Sometimes through correction; like … Continue reading

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By My Side

By My Side: A child of God born to earth, though always doubtful of my worth. Living life- a precious gift, so unaware… I drift and drift. Lost and searching on my own, yet I was never all alone. God … Continue reading

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little king i

Selfish blind was ruler me, unable to be grand. my kingdom dwindled, system failed like ever sifting sand. Completely flawed this covetous, insatiable greed, stirring lust for more and more, idolatry of me. i was my own little god, so … Continue reading

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Jealous and Spoiled

Jealous of the Hope that youth affords Jealous of Perspective that travel rewards Jealous of the Trust of a little child Jealous of the Zeal of a Patriot riled Spoiled by the Riches of this life Spoiled in a land … Continue reading

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He Loves Me

My heart is overwhelmed, but in a good way. It’s full of the Goodness of God. Who is this God Who listens to me and hears my prayers? Who is this God Who loves those I love and cares for … Continue reading

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Silence Is Golden

I went for a run at a nearby park. A half mile from the car I finally untangled my earphones and tried to turn on music. No sound. Opening the back of my MP3, I discovered – no batteries! Too … Continue reading

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My Heart

My Father holds my broken heart in His loving Creator hands. I can trust Him with my pain, I can trust Him with my wounds. The past, the future, today. All my bandaging and patch-jobs He sees. Then ever so … Continue reading

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