If Only

An Original Work / June 8, 2019 They die so young in wars, In suicides and overdoses. The fatalities are many. So many living without hope: They drown their pain in drugs, In alcohol and other addictions. They play video games hours on end, And engross their minds with porn. They are looking for something, … Continue reading If Only

Examining Our Hearts

Jeremiah 31:18-19 ESV I have heard Ephraim grieving, ‘You have disciplined me, and I was disciplined, like an untrained calf; bring me back that I may be restored, for you are the Lord my God. For after I had turned away, I relented, and after I was instructed, I struck my thigh; I was ashamed, … Continue reading Examining Our Hearts

By God’s Grace

An Original Work / March 21, 2019 By God’s grace we’ve been set free So that we can bend the knee, Humbly turning from our sin, Letting His love come within. Walking with him day by day, Read His Words, and kneel and pray, Listening to Him as He speaks, Growing in Him by the … Continue reading By God’s Grace

Family Crisis

Psalm 119:105-112 ESV Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. I have sworn an oath and confirmed it, to keep your righteous rules. I am severely afflicted; give me life, O Lord, according to your word! Accept my freewill offerings of praise, O Lord, and teach me your … Continue reading Family Crisis

Abiding Peace

An Original Work / October 29, 2018 Pain and sorrow Know no bounds. Joy and laughter Oft not found. Life depressing, Oft distressing, Yields no blessing, So unresting. Trials often Multiply. Friends are often Passersby. Friendships failing, Foes are railing, Hypocrites, they’re Often bailing. Feel abandoned, Left behind, By those who don’t Know they’re blind. … Continue reading Abiding Peace