Tag Archives: NaPoWriMo2017

Deep Roots

“It was majestic in beauty, with its spreading boughs, for its roots went down to abundant water.” Ezekiel 31:7 I sink my roots deep in the Word of God for nourishment and strength I grow stronger each day spreading boughs … Continue reading

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Creation of an Idea

In the beginning was a blank page and a thirty-day challenge My mind spoke Let there be thirty-word poems And there was an idea Poems emerged From chaos came order

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Dying Slowly

If I’d been the thief on the cross Dying next to Jesus last Friday Today I’d be in His paradise Instead of hanging here still Dying a little each day __________________________ Decided to share this melancholy poem as a postcard … Continue reading

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Misled

People think depression is being super sad All you have to do is decide to be happy instead But it’s more hopeless and much less when one’s misled by platitudes

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Alive!

Have you heard the news? He’s no longer dead He’s alive, the Marys said This morning they found His empty tomb He appeared in this very room He is risen!

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Waiting

Together in an upper room Door locked, gripped with fear If only we could remember What He said before In this very room Just two days ago As we wait

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At the Cross

At the cross At the cross Satan thought he was boss But he was defeated Death was deftly cheated Of its power over us Jesus not forsaken Our faith unshaken

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Judas

Hey Judas Traitor Was it worth it? Thirty pieces of silver can’t buy loyalty love or salvation And you can’t return them and regain what you gave up for naught

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Lost

Cerulean sky An honest sun Warm spring breeze In an instant undone This sun is a liar On a crisp fall day When everything changed And I lost my way

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Light and Momentary

His light and momentary trouble hanging on the cross far outweighs my trials each and every loss He gained my salvation eternal life with God By His sacrifice I’m awed

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