Tag Archives: being

Topsy-turvy

Topsy-turvy kingdom rules – Surely these were made for fools! Things that Jesus says – though jewels, they Turn things on their head. ‘Work for God’s kingdom night and day – Don’t count the cost!’ we’ve heard Him say. But … Continue reading

Posted in lectionary, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Voices

Ceaseless whispers hissing in my soul, Voices urging loss of self-control. ‘Hurt, destroy yourself! You don’t belong! These people are too good for you! Be gone!’ Ceaseless whispers sending me away, Away into dark tomb where light of day No … Continue reading

Posted in lectionary, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Shells

Crashing Smashing Turning Churning Breakers Lifting Shifting Twisting Tossing Shells Smacking Cracking Breaking Shattering Dashing against Each other Caught in the Grasp of the Sea Powerless to Drag themselves Free Then as the Tide turns, the Shells are left Lying … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The First and the Last

Assailed by words and silence Bewildered by blows undeserved Cowering in confusion Dismissed and discounted, disowned, Emotions condemned as unworthy, Guilt grows and gnaws at the soul. Hungry for hugs and holding, Isolation injures identity. Jealous of siblings preferred, Kicking … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I’m OK because…

I work, I care, I give, I please – I never stop, nor take my ease From morn ‘til night. I endless strive To prove that I may stay alive. So I’m OK because I prove It to be so … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Worship

Worship I come Hopeful and fearful… Joyful and tearful… Alone and united… Bewildered by Absence… Surprised by Presence… Confused by Unknowing… Illumined by Light… unbeing called into Being… unreality pulsating with Reality… falseness exposed by Truth… failure embraced by Forgiveness… … Continue reading

Aside | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Gifted and Able?

Gifted and Able? I?In the eyes of GodGifted and Able?I?Vulnerable, a victimDamaged, doubtingReluctant, resistingInsecure, fearful andWeak, oh so fragile and weakBarely aliveNear to deathGifted and AbleIn the eyes of God?I?Precious and privilegedI?……YesIn the eyes of GodGifted……For Love, Light, BeingGives Himself … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment