Tag Archives: powerlessness

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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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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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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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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Tsunami

One moment Safe on the shore, Living, laughing, loving – Next moment Engulfed … Old certainties Swept away Familiar landmarks Disappearing beneath This relentless tsunami … Salty water streams Over Under Around Out of me Threatening to choke with Unstoppable … Continue reading

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Do you love Me?

Do you love Me? I have lifted you up Out of your hopelessness and helplessness, Set your feet Onto the solid rock of My love. Do you love Me? I have reached out to you in your powerlessness Lifted you … Continue reading

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