Category Archives: Poetry

Inspiration

Perched precariously atop the canyon wall, the tiny striped chipmunk — I’ll call her Lenna, which means brave — nibbles a pink thistle flower. Undeterred by the sharp thistle leaves, she darts back to the lone source of lunch and … Continue reading

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My Muddled Mind

Muddled thoughts confused, chaotic ever churning night to day Their origin their destination It seems I cannot sway Yet El Roi the God who sees me invites me to come and pray He knows each thought each crazy fear won’t … Continue reading

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God Has a Way

Way back in 2011, I posted on poem on this blog titled “The Way, the Truth, and the Life,” inspired by John 14:6, my favorite Bible verse. Like much of what I’ve written here, I didn’t think a lot about … Continue reading

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Praise Like a Psalm

The other morning, I read Psalm 148 at the beginning of my prayer time. As I began to pray, this poem of praise was inspired. Praise the Lord! Praise Him, red dirt road …iris beginning to bloom Praise Him, purple … Continue reading

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My English Garden

Is it really a walk if the farthest you get is your own backyard? I say yes, yes it is. And a beautiful walk indeed when lavender and candytuft, bleeding hearts and lilac trees, are in bloom, iris are promising … Continue reading

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Abide in His Light

This is my second poem inspired by a one-minute devotion from Charles H. Spurgeon’s Faith’s Checkbook, Mar 10–Walk in Light. The Bible verse Spurgeon began with is John 12:46, “I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me should … Continue reading

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Gathering Treasure

Once upon a time I gathered grievances like treasure stored in my heart pain without measure I held tight to my rights I learned in time to gather forgiveness instead like leftover pieces of miracle bread when the 5,000 were … Continue reading

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