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Golden stream of liquid sound Delights the ear as all around Creation wings, sings. Joys abound. Briars snatch, catch, scratch, and tear At feet, hands, heart, head, bringing tears Of blood to brow o’erwhelm’d with fear. Struggle not, nor wrest, … Continue reading
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
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
Burning like fire in the heart of the soul, Jesus, the Son of God, comes to make whole All those who lie dead in darkness and night – Jesus, the Son of God, comes to bring light. Reaching out, touching … Continue reading
God in all things? Truly? Is God in all things? A beautiful sunset, a sleeping child, A rose in bloom, a mother’s smile… A father’s strong hand, a lover’s caress, A hug from a friend, my deepest distress… Hold … Continue reading
The ears of my Lover Hear my cry Swift to respond To my heartfelt sigh The eyes of my Lover Look deep inside, Bring all to light, Leaving nowhere to hide The touch of my Lover Sears my soul Refiner’s … Continue reading
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