Burdens

Days grow weary from our burdenslonging we look for renewed strength, mind andspirit;as winds of time toss then tremblehoping,yearning for souls to freely yield,to berenewed by wings from Heaven;released,from earthly things which encumber;freedomin the things of Godforever! “Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall. But those who wait upon theContinue reading “Burdens”

A Thaw

Today it finally happenedthawingacross melting landscape whitishthick, trickling, tensecold snow shrinking from mounds to moaningslush under creaking snowshoes;singing! “He sends out His command to the earth; His word runs very swiftly. He gives snow like wool; He scatters the frost like ashes; He casts out His hail like morsels; Who can stand before His cold?Continue reading “A Thaw”

Reasoning Water

Waves lap upon the shoreslike dogs thirsty after a run;they rise then fall. Tumblingdays, weeks, finally years;as sands of time trickle truth. Water is life, breaths life inmoderate wandering ways.It’s foe, a piece of parched earth dangling, drained anddizzy from its unending thirst. Weather rules day then night;rain, sleet, ice, or snow graspgathering at will, buildsContinue reading “Reasoning Water”

Give Me Daffodils

As scented roses make center stage,daffodils cry out from deep underfrosty layers of white wintry snow!It is the middle of February andeach hour sings of love unfolds. Chick-a-Dees crowd filled danglingfeeders and are welcoming with song;my south window smudged withgrandkid’s sweet sticky finger printsbecome a splendid blessing to the day. Bleak is the land lingeringContinue reading “Give Me Daffodils”

Shine on Me

Sun, mischievous child plays hide and seek beneath clouds; on slanted slate sky, wintertide weather’s barrage upsets one’s visage… come shine! “The tanka is a thirty-one-syllable poem, traditionally written in a single unbroken line. A form of waka, Japanese song or verse, tanka translates as “short song,” and is better known in its five-line, 5/7/5/7/7Continue reading “Shine on Me”

Jemi’s Noble Quest (Kindle e-book sale)

Kindle Countdown Sale January 9 – January 16 Little is known about The Intertestamental Period, the long years between the Old Testament and New Testament, when God was quiet toward man. Four hundred years slipped by slowly and still no word from God. The Israelites continued their daily routines, often forgetting about the God whoContinue reading “Jemi’s Noble Quest (Kindle e-book sale)”

Hushed

There’s a bit of a hush which settles in the corners and cracks of my house the days before Christmas. With the evening sky painted in tone of vibrant colors, the lingering smells of sweet spices and the sound of old carols I settle in for a long winter’s solstice. I really don’t recognize ifContinue reading “Hushed”

Barren Hills

The mood was not tranquil  as camels journeyed barren Earth across sands of time. A low moan, as hooves sank with each calculated step. ~ Dull was the night’s skyline  except for the Star afar off making long shadows stretch silhouettes from day’s treks, as royalty ranted atop roof. ~ Another moan… in child birthContinue reading “Barren Hills”

Sitting on the Fence

Note: If we examine the kindness God has revealed to us we can learn a lot. God, through His Son Jesus Christ’s sacrifice, is our example of supreme kindness. Often we are willing to comfort during crisis, but should it not be a continual effort? Too often the holiday season brings stress. It’s not onlyContinue reading “Sitting on the Fence”

As Time Goes By

“I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living. Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD.” Psalm 27:13-14 The coolness of the forest on a hot sunny day,Embraces my very soul and warms my heart,It is where IContinue reading “As Time Goes By”