My Dear Child – A Letter from God

My Dear Child, I see that you are trying to be just as good as you can be but what you clearly do not see is you can’t do this without Me I know that you are wondering why I do not stop what makes you cry but if on Me you will rely every […]

A Declared Trust

I once scorned ev’ry fearful thought of death. When it was but the end of pulse and breath, But now my eyes have seen that past the pain There is a world that’s waiting to be claimed. Earthmaker, Holy, let me now, depart, For living’s such a temporary art. And dying is but getting dressed […]

When Life Moves Against You

On occasion lately I’ve had a crosswind. Naval aviators will say with a full confidence that taking off a carrier is one of life’s hardest experiences. When the catapult slams you it is best to take off directly into the wind. That really makes me think. Could a headwind really be necessary? Do we really […]

Safe Haven

This poem is written in the Triolet form. I really love this form because it has the perfect amount of repetition, with lines 1, 4, and 7 being the same, and then lines 2 and 8 being the same. I have found that the Triolet is well suited to Christian poetry. Safe Haven This life is hard […]