Tag Archives: faith

SOLACE

I mourn, FATHER, that I turn away my eyes and follow the unwise in their transgression. I long, FATHER, to lay down at Your feet, these alien days complete and old things new. I mourn, FATHER, that I seek the … Continue reading

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Faith To Soar

If I had some measure of faith I would rise up and soar, stepping off at your door when it pleased me. I may have faith for the leap but not the flight. Could I keep our Lord in my … Continue reading

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Chilly Morning

I long to focus on this day, not in fear of what tomorrow brings. A lifetime of Your faithfulness and yet anxiety can still be seen in my reflection on the gentle water. Lower than the birds who sing their … Continue reading

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Sleep Snatcher

Sleep snatcher, enemy, get away from me! My Father gives faith for the day and you want me to play your futile worry game. Fearful situations are easy to conjure and you want me to forget the years my Father … Continue reading

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Celebrate Love

When I don’t hear from you I struggle to keep my eyes ahead as I drift from side to side in my thoughts. When I don’t hear from you I retrace our steps and conversations and reevaluate my significance. When … Continue reading

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Striving

It’s only scary on the outside, inside of faith there is no doubt. It’s a lifetime of striving to enter rest, found inside the finished work of Jesus Christ our Lord. robin, 2013

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Doctor’s Orders

Remember what the doctor said, “Life is hard.” God has not said it would be otherwise. It’s not about plucking grapes off the stem in the shade of a soft willow tree. It’s more attuned to the filling up of … Continue reading

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