The artist is?

How do we see the true artist? “I saw him with his white rapt face, looking out like a prophet of the living God, sent to  speak out of the heart of the mystery of truth. I saw him as he sat staring at the paper before him, scratching all over as with the fury … More The artist is?

A Prayer For Now

A prayer for Now Lead me Lord*, Now While there’s yet life and presence, Before the diminishing that is yesterday. Lead me not in the fantasy that is tomorrow, Lead me while it is yet today. Show forth your purpose and your will, Your presence and Spirit in me, through me now! Lead me Lord … More A Prayer For Now

Dappled Light

  Dappled light with the razor’s edge of cutting shadows, Dawn has gone now; morning yet wanes.   Place within my skull a new thought; a new appreciation of your work, Your hand in my life and my time.   Rip away the fog and dismay that are my thoughts, My actions and plans are … More Dappled Light

Flayed

Flayed before the throne of God, My heart, My soul, This emerging, this growth, this transformation It is hard, but good. Flayed before the throne of God, Gratefully; Truth manifest as the flesh quivers before His power, I am undone, yet he is released. It is good with my soul, It is good.   william mark … More Flayed

Becoming True

Becoming True,   Is it up to me or up to you?   Am I what you think, what they think, or what I think? Am I my true self or a fiction of my, or their, imagination? What am I really and who decides what is true? It’s about you, not me!   He … More Becoming True

Pained

Pained by the loss, Pained by the suffering, Pained by the brokenness, Pained?   How long, how much more can we take?   Sweet release come to me, fill me with your mercy. Be in me what I can not, fill me with forgiveness. Spirit of Truth come to me fill me with what I … More Pained

Being Alive

Being again, at last. Being in true life – Thy will be done. That is life, true life, being in the flow, being in Your time! That flow of life that is peace, presence and purpose.  You give what is outside of me, outside of us, outside of this broken world system.  It is Your … More Being Alive

Becoming

Musing on becoming real; It truly is my greatest struggle, how about you?  Much like the chick emerging from the egg, we die if we get too much help from the outside! These are my current understandings and a prayer, as I struggle to become all I was created to be… Becoming my true self; am I being … More Becoming