When I Was Twenty-One

The poem that follows is one that I wrote at the age of twenty-one. Now, I am seventy, so a lot has changed in my life since that time. And, a lot has changed in the world, too. For, we didn’t have computers or the internet or cell phones or any way of communicating with … Continue reading When I Was Twenty-One

When the Enemy Pursues You

An Original Work / May 11, 2020 When the enemy pursues you, Look to God. When he frightens And confuses you, And your emotions Bruises you, And tries to get The best of you, Let Jesus Christ Give peace to you. Since the Lord is always near you, Trust His Word. Let His Word dwell … Continue reading When the Enemy Pursues You

The Grim Reaper

An Original Work / April 26, 2020 Dancing, dancing in the wind, Flickering, flickering, idols grim. Movies, movies, what’s in store? The grim reaper at your door. Trickery, trickery, that’s their way, So in hopes that you they’d sway. Horrid, horrid, all aghast! Messages, messages, out they blast! Pointless, pointless, all’s a game, So they … Continue reading The Grim Reaper

Man’s Infatuations

An Original Work / April 23, 2020 Based partially on Psalm 73 He’s bent on destruction, No thought to his ways, Man’s infatuations Are causing delays. No mind for the future, Thinks only of self, And that’s because He has Put God on the shelf. His pride is his necklace, Thinks God does not know … Continue reading Man’s Infatuations

Changing Times

An Original Work / March 31, 2020 Ring those bells Call the congregation We will soon Have a jubilation Tell the truth And, listen to it well Sit ye down And listen for a spell God has called His people to Him now To know Him And at His feet to bow Changing times Have … Continue reading Changing Times

In This Crazy World

An Original Work / March 11, 2020 In this crazy world of ours, With emotions flying high, With fear mongers at their worst Blowing everything sky high, Can we trust in what they say? Do their words even make sense? Is it logical to say That a few is an event? An agenda, do they … Continue reading In This Crazy World