Tag Archives: Trials

My Redeemer Is Alive

I was commissioned to write lyrics for a song based on some passages of the book of Job. Though he liked what I wrote, ultimately, the person who commissioned me decided to use snippets of the KJV version of the … Continue reading

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My Mother Dear

I buried my mother in my journal in red ink with large angry letters that accused her of dying on purpose just to spite me I buried my mother in the Firehole River at Yellowstone among the towering green trees … Continue reading

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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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The Joshua Tree

The desert dry, the bitter heat Home sweet home to prickly pear Lizards striped and scorpions mean A climate only the strong can bear King of them all, the Joshua Tree A reminder of Who watches and cares Waters the … Continue reading

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My Prayer

Precious Heavenly Father Lord God Almighty Maker of heaven and earth of all that is, seen and unseen You are my Rock and my Redeemer my ever-present help in times of trouble my comfort in times of grief and pain … Continue reading

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My Avenger

I cry out to God Let him burn in hell May his soul decay in a prison cell I listen for my enemy’s death knell Vengeance is Mine saith the Lord A record of each transgression I keep Deep wounds of … Continue reading

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Stillborn

One of my nieces asked me to write a poem for her good friend who had a miscarriage at 35 weeks. She knows that I’ve had a miscarriage and write poetry, and she said all the ones she could find … Continue reading

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