Tag Archives: Peace

Hope Lives

“But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.” Romans 8:25 (NIV). I’ve not yet seen Peace on earth Mankind can be mean Hatred and bitterness Mar the world Hearts with hopelessness Yet I have … Continue reading

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Echoes of Peace

My fear rises The verse echoes in my mind Do not be anxious, pray, be thankful Peace reigns in my heart I see her fear The verse echoes from my mouth Do not be anxious, let’s pray, be thankful Peace … Continue reading

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Growing Peace in Forgiveness

Each time I see a Facebook post or Internet meme stating that abortion is murder, calling on us to save the babies, I feel a pang of anger. It’s not that I disagree with this truth. I do not. I … Continue reading

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Messy Presents

We want our presents in pretty paper All wrapped up in a shiny neat bow We want our faith to be the same So our doubts and struggles never show Yet the greatest gifts aren’t neat and tidy Like the … Continue reading

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Safety of Your Wing

Here in the shadow of Your wing I am safe Safe to rejoice Safe to weep and mourn Here in the shadow of Your wing I am secure Secure in my future Secure from the former things Here in the shadow of Your … Continue reading

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My Story in 44 Words

Another poem written during my coaching class with Sarah Thebarge. —– My Story – A Quadrille They stole my innocence, my peace Left me powerless, without any choice Pain buried in alcohol, drugs, academic success Unhealed pain, despair, darkness never … Continue reading

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Where Division Begins and Ends

I watched the children at their play Left to their own devices Selfishness and pride ruled the day They seemed to forget what nice is I saw the ones who had no toys Longingly eye the others The rich, the … Continue reading

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