Tag Archives: hope

Advent

Cloudy, moonless night-time Darkness all around Eyes strain, nothing seeing, Ears hear not a sound. Got to keep on watching – Dangers here abound. Tired lids are drooping, Strength is almost gone When suddenly the sky’s ablaze And upwards turns … Continue reading

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YourKingdom Come

Your kingdom come, Your will be done – For this, O God, I pray. And whilst I’m on the subject, I think I ought to say Quite clearly what I mean by that – Your kingdom and Your will, I’m … 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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