Tag Archives: joy

Release

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

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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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God in all things?

  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

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Dancing Delight

Head in hands with eyes closed tight, Sudden shock of dappled light Breaks upon my shuttered sight As sunlight dances through the leaves Joined but lightly to the trees Madly, gladly blown in breeze. Clapping hands, I laugh with glee … 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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