Tag Archives: Grace

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

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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

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Driven by love

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

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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

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Pie in the Sky…

There’ll be pie in the sky So they say There’ll be peace by and by So they say There is hope in the future Of heaven restored So they say So they say ….. But the past ties us down … Continue reading

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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

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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

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God speaks

‘I love you’ says God ‘yeah… right…’ say I ‘I love you’ says God ‘you’re kidding…’ say I ‘I love you’ says God ‘you reckon?…’ say I ‘I love you’ says God ‘How much?’ say I ‘This much’ says God … Continue reading

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Bear one another’s burdens

The first time was unexpected I thought it was a one-off But now … One after another the burdens come Crowding in Jostling, fighting for attention Each heavier than the last … Everywhere I turn Need Hunger Despair … I … Continue reading

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The Packed Lunch

Healer man Holy man Preacher man Teacher man Crowds gather Caught up in wonder Hang on his every word ….. Time passes Hunger rises Teacher man tells his Helpers to feed us “What with? There’re too many!” “What’ve you got?” … Continue reading

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