Every Morning

Every Morning

I've been under the waves Straining to swim Fighting the current And reaching to win. Some days I grow weary My vision grows dim But you are my eyes, Lord When there's turmoil within. Your mercies don’t cease They're new at days dawn What will the tide bring When I can't carry on?  There's always [...]

Wisdom’s Wake Up Call

Wisdom’s Wake Up Call

People are talking. They say that Ignorance is bliss. But Wisdom sees things differently... Wisdom calls out “Wake up!” “You’re sleeping your life away!” Ignorance doesn't respect Wisdom. She taunts and jeers, “I have what I want.” But she doesn't understand that she stumbles around in the dark. She laughs and mocks Wisdom But Wisdom [...]

Suf-FISH-ient

Suf-FISH-ient

I'm a fish  Blub blub blub Don’t ask I'm trying something different  Thinking outside my box  It was kind of cramped in there anyways.  Wait a minute I'm a fish  Fishes don’t have boxes  They swim the ocean with ease  Sometimes we call them seas So seize the day  And be a fish  If you [...]

The Mystery

The Mystery

Adventure called So I ran straight out the door! My hopes were high But they all soon hit the floor. My eyes were bright Fixed on a view that I'd longed for Then trouble came running And I lost the metaphor  It's a mystery What tomorrow will bring It's a tug-of-war that can undo my [...]

Skies and Sighs

Skies and Sighs

Sky High Sighs How many times can she sigh sky high? Okay that’s just silly  This must be some "parboiled poetry" Truly Really Why do my stupid poems make me laugh? Especially when this car's out of gas? Must be the fumes.  Tina S.W September 7, 2020 September Wind It swept through her hair like [...]

Soar

Soar

I wrote this poem for one of my best friends a couple of years back. I went looking for it because I felt that I really needed this reminder myself. The funny thing is that Chris and I have reversed roles. He is much happier and content than he was when we met. Wait a [...]

Life As A Tree

Life As A Tree

Years ago (many years ago) I wrote a poem called "My life as a Tree." This poem was written before I ever knew Jesus. It was quite depressing and not at all hopeful. I must have tossed it out for this very reason.  Life wasn't so funny at the time, but now (even when I'm [...]

Transformation

Transformation

Even the caterpillar must spread its wings It can't stay a chrysalis  It must be changed. Does it resist? Does it cling to its cocoon? No, It seems to embrace that change is good news. It knows the way forward  Is both beauty and peace Just as the follower who trusts and seeks For when the [...]

The Pines

The Pines

Do the Pines pine for days gone by When their leaves turn brown from the bite of plight? Do they look back longingly at stolen days When life becomes a desolate haze? Or do they hang on tight As they look ahead To better ways and days instead? You can't go back But you can [...]

Victory

Victory

Waking a bit melancholy isn't abnormal for me, but I've been surprised a few times to wake up and smile at the day. Last Saturday was a bit of a melancholy start, but Jesus gave me something to smile about right away.  Next, I spent quite a bit of time with Him meditating on His [...]