Tag Archives: joy

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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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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