Prayer for labourers

Poem 234 of 365 – I need these to be your words, not mine;Sprinkled with grace and humility.I want to see heaven and earth entwined.My life is worse than futilityWithout contributing to your kingdom,So equip me with a willing soul.I want to bring home when angels sing “done”Some who escaped the judgement toll. ~ Essie

A Garden Trespassed

This is one I hold close to the chest. I hope it’s not so close that it means nothing to you. Poem 236 out of 365 – There were flowers, red and gold.An intoxicating fragrance sprang forthFrom the garden that I was toldNot yet, not yet, not yet. Glistening leaves, a macabre greenBegging to be […]

Prayer for courage.

Poem 230 of 365 – God, I slept in late.It doesn’t change the fact that I need you.I need people who see me to see you.I need grace for the sins I’ve done and will do.I need power from your SpiritTo preach your gospel when others need to hear it.To ask a probing question that […]

Hear Me III

It’s so easy to give into pride and falsehoods. It’s easier to fear than to hope. But take courage, dear heart. Lamentations 3:55-57. Poem 210 of 365 – The world has finally ceased to spinAnd I am left with unrest withinFlashing colours, vibrant soundsWaves of commotion, warning to drownMe.All this time I never realizedThe outbursts and […]

Hear Me

Sometimes I forget that the whole point of grace is that I don’t get what I deserve. I forget that sanctification is a process, just like everything else in life. Do you? Poem 208 of 365 – Apologies, not doxologiesAre issued from my mouthBecause fondly and wronglyIs the way I view sin now. Is there […]

Human Work

I’m experimenting with a new style. What do you think? Poem 205 of 365 – Work doesn’t help self.Humans in brokenness, in result do works.Results and fruitlessness make humans weak.Weak self makes indulgence easy. We cannot create the answers we need. Easy indulgence makes self weak.Weak humans make fruitlessness and results.Works do result in brokenness […]

Sub par conversation II

This is uncomfortably honest for me, but I hope you relate to it. Let me know. Poem 191 of 365 – Lately things have felt so distantWe used to be close; I’ve missed it.I think –No,I know it’s my fault.Because you’re flawlessAnd that’s the reason I wish you saw lessOf me.I’m so far from perfectAnd […]