Jesus

Jesus

(Photo credit goes to Pixabay.com user hpuppet.) We prefered darkness You brought us into the light. We rejected You You pulled us to You. We were bound up in chains You set us free. We were separated from You  You removed the veil. We were helpless and harassed You took compassion on us. We were [...]

Glow

Glow

Deliberate Intentional  Distractions  These words quickly come to mind  As I try to adjust my course Of course I can't do this on my own The spirit is willing  But the flesh is weak Thoughts churn The heart yearns The mind learns That fire burns. Yes, deliberate  That’s a good word! Focus  Stay the course  [...]

Patience and Compassion

Patience and Compassion

On Thursday Morning I was a bit slow to rise. Ever been there? Ever felt so battle weary and discouraged that you struggle to rise to your feet? I'm going to take a wild stab in the dark that I'm not the only one.  Nevertheless, here's a lovely bit of encouraging push: Those who trust [...]

Before

Before

Before the day rushes in Before the war begins Before I rise  I know who wins. Before the lies take hold again  Before my path begins to wend I'll take God's hand  For He's my friend.  Tina W.  June 4, 2020 Jesus: Friend of Sinners ❤ Jesus is a friend of sinners in the sense [...]

First Thirst

First Thirst

Lord, the world is so full of beautiful things The sights and sounds of all that life brings How quickly we adore created things Before the one who brought all into being. Lord help us to remember what must come first Bind our hearts to Yours and teach us to thirst For the things that [...]

Sharing and Bearing

Sharing and Bearing

Sharing burdens isn't always easy. There are certain people in my life that I'm willing to share things with in detail, while others I may give a short variation of the same story. Some may even find me very closed off. My walls go up immediately. Trust has a lot to do with how much [...]