I see you. I know you. I hear you. I was you. Blinded by the way I was. Going through life feeling the way I did, doing the things I did. Thinking I was a good person, I was going somewhere. People liked me and if they didn’t I tried so hard to know why. And try. Try to fit in to whatever it was that would ensure they would like me. It didn’t matter what it was. I was always striving. Continue reading “Testimony”
if only I could learn not to care.
how much easier
my life would be.
not to be so moved, affected, hurt
by the things of this world. Continue reading “Untitled”
I visited darkness today.
not total, yet partial.
an eclipse in my mind,
going through hallways. Continue reading “Eclipse”
Rocking gently in my boat on air.
Swaying in rhythm to the chimes,
The tune it plays brings me to the brink of sleep.
Distant traffic is drowned out by dog whimpers and nails on concrete Continue reading “Sunday Afternoon”
The quiet fills my brain.
Pushing in on all sides, it laughs at me.
Laughs at all the things I have to do, but as of now are still undone.
The silence is loud and screams at me…
to do and do, no time for you.
Guilt chimes in as I contemplate
my day’s, week’s, month’s to-do list.
As the quiet threatens me,
shakes its fist at me,
I hear Your voice…almost as low as the quiet.
The quiet noise retreats at His rebuke and I.choose.Him.
Little crickets hopping.
Unaware they’ve been given a death sentence.
Such a cruel and unusual punishment. Continue reading “Dead Crickets Hopping”
I was thinking of you today.
Thinking of how far apart we’ve become,
Not just physically, but mentally as well. Continue reading “Letting go”