Dancing to a different tune, Howling at the stars and moon, Glory spilling from finger tips; Maker meeting his creation. Dancing to a different tune, Messiah comes to a virgins womb,* Spirits children born a new; Dancing to a different tune. Dancing to a different tune, The music maker,singer,one; Comes to be … More Dancing to a different tune- A Christmas Carol
Up Until Now… Up until now I allowed a disconnect between my heart and my head. Up until now I could feel the big ball of emotions; my reactions to others pulsating just outside of my gut. Some feelings I could discern others would flood me there were many and so strong, I could not … More Up until now.
Grief is love with no place to go, No place but to memory, or regret. Regret of lost opportunities. Grief is love with no place to go, No place but back into what might have been or to perhaps. Perhaps grief finds a home, A home in the hope of forever after.
Fires Burn, True hearts learn, Love shines through; hero’s! The crucible of the flames, burns the dross and clears the shame. Reality comes with the crisis, Facing choices that must be made. Second guessing comes later. In a moment our future is made. Fires Burn, True hearts learn, Love shines through … More Fires Burn
I think I understand, Life is not a wilder-land, but a garden still. I think I understand, Not to be a preacher or teacher or a tiller of the earth, But a tiller of ones heart, of the soul, of the wonder of it all. Life is not a wilder-land but a garden one must … More Life is not a wilder-land
Trouble Forms Us Something’s formed in trouble, Something found no other place. Realizations, revelations, Change comes outside the easy space. Comforts, safety, security are often sought, Too often for our own good. The good of trouble is seldom understood. We loose ourselves in our comforts, Finding mostly idols there. We are numbed … More Trouble Forms Us.
We can not forget for we are changed. We have met the irreducible reality of death, While yet young, impressionable and engaged. We lost innocence, lost dreams, lost youth; forever Changed. Friends now are dearer, Family is dearer, Life is dearer. Time matters more, For we are changed. Why have … More Changed
The Puritans believed through and through, “We” started with them, not perfectly, thoroughly. We have been left with veneer. Many and long are the shadows since them. Veneer stripping is our work today. Stripping away the veneer of good, The veneer of righteousness, The veneer of godliness, We call it tolerance, stripping away … More Veneer Stripping
The Veneer is Gone. The Veneer has rubbed off our culture, Exposed are our hearts, our hate, our self-serving ideologies. Where has compassion gone, where has understanding gone? Gone. When we think we are god’s we judge harshly and hate what we do not understand. We are wrong. We are powerless to … More Veneer-less
Extract yourself! Extract yourself from entertaining the offenses, Offenses rampant in our culture of envy, blame, shame and guilt. Give up your self righteousness and superiority, become clear! Set yourself free. Become grateful!* Become sincere, Become understanding, Give up your offense, Give up your defense, Come clean! *(Psalm 104:4) © 170726 … More Extract yourself