Tag Archives: Darkness

Keep Walking

Sometimes in life we find ourselves in a deep, dark valley. Often it feels more like a narrow slot canyon where no sunshine can reach. The Narrows slot canyon at Zion National Park is 18 miles long and if you … 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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A Letter from Wonderland

Dear Darker Me, I tumbled like Alice as I followed you down a rabbit hole but entered no Wonderland I found no Mad Hatter though I found I might be mad myself for listening to you You are no White … Continue reading

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Awaiting Our King

Advent is a time to seek the coming of our mighty King once born into a stable meek while angelic choirs did sing He will return once again at a time we can’t predict while the angels sing amen to … Continue reading

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Light Shines in the Shadows

Lurking in the shadows of my mind, of my heart Anger, hatred, fear, doubt dwell where they think they escape the light I dare not enter the shadows alone With Light in hand I reveal that which hides in the shadows … Continue reading

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Light in the Corners

My story shines bright When Christ is the light within His merciful torch Exposing darkness and sin Spirit heals my brokenness ____________________________________ This Tanka was inspired by experience at the Faith & Culture Writers’ Connection I attended last night. Our … Continue reading

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Cerulean Sky

Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift. ~ Mary Oliver When you’re 14, they call it puppy love. What does a 14-year-old know of … Continue reading

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