Tag Archives: Light

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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I Am the Moon

I am the moon shining the light of the sun into a dark world Some nights I shine exquisitely bright Tonight I wane keeping the light to myself I need it all to survive for now But fear not I … 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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Finding Light

This is the second poem I wrote during a poetry workshop at the Oregon Christian Writers’ conference last Saturday. Finding Light Lord, I’ve heard that You are light then wonder why I close my eyes and walk in darkness as … Continue reading

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Hope in the Darkness of Winter

Tomorrow is the shortest day of the year. On Monday, the days will begin to grow longer and we will have more light. So I thought I would share the revised version of a poem I originally posted here. This … Continue reading

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Worth the Wait!

Waiting is a part of life. It seems like I’ve been experiencing a lot of it lately, and been learning patience in the process. Some things are worth the wait. Cookies baking in the oven are worth the wait, especially … Continue reading

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