Give me Your joy

May the overflow of my heart reflect your glory Let the fire of your love overwhelm inside of me Like a mighty volcano that must be released Make my soul restless for your beautiful presence Envelop me with the embrace of the Spirit Give me the faith to stand for your justice Make all my... Continue Reading →

Prayers for OKC, I am numb

Thinking about what vacation writing to post today seems a little redundant. How can I celebrate a good time when such awful news is coming south from our neighbors and friends in Oklahoma? I pray for all those affected. My mind cannot, maybe will not, comprehend the pain this tragedy has caused. Parents without children... Continue Reading →

The power of me vs the power of you

Some days it feels likeThe power of meVerses the power of youYet you are on my sideAlways on my sideWhen I want to quitWhen I feel too tired to carry onYou are the coach pushing me to keep goingWhen I feel that I can’t do itWhen I tell you that I don’t have enoughYou pick... Continue Reading →

Thank you Lord

As you speak faith over fear As you seek fellowship over isolation As you realize not only are you not alone But you were never alone As you come to know That your significance is felt In the response of those who love you You slowly begin to win the battle You begin to claim... Continue Reading →

Not today

I have spent the last couple of days writing the next 2 pieces on my self examination series, as I seek to truly discover who I am. However today now seems like a ridiculous day to post something self serving. Instead I felt it appropriate to place on here something I posted on facebook in December. Following the senseless tragedy in... Continue Reading →

A prayer’s prayer

Do you know that your prayers are always answered? When you pray the same prayer a hundred or more times When that prayer starts to become part of the ritual of your commute When it seems like there is no response; That prayer will be answered Sometimes the answer is not yet Sometimes the answer... Continue Reading →

A sinner’s prayer

Does the light remove the dark or simply cover it up? Impossible questions answered by dreams unable to be understood What is this impossible battle? The war of invisibility You didn’t promise it would be easy or comfortable Only the truth   But what of this enemy, the silent whisperer in the ear Feel the... Continue Reading →

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