Destiny And The Dream-Maker’s Gift

Here she comes, once again—from the corner of my mind. Soooo many years ago… yet, I close these eyes and find; See her? Offering herself? From a day—now long gone by; Twirling, leaping, spinning, dancing… spreading wings as if to fly! ~~~ The music now has captured her—she feels it in her feet. She dances…

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The Parable: A Calm Caterpillar

(DREAM-MAKER:) Soon. CATERPILLAR: Soon? What does that mean? Soon? When is, soon? I’ve been waiting a long time—I mean, I’ve been in here a long, long, long time.   (DREAM-MAKER:) Patience. CATERPILLAR: Okay… (sigh) I’ll calm down. I’ll be patient, but I’m just saying, it’s been a long time. In a very tight space. I…

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Out On A Limb

I know You are the Tree of Life That, I can clearly see And out there on that frightful limb Is where You’ve beckoned me ~~~ You’re calling me to come again To that old place where I have been How can you ask me Lord to go? Back to prison-place, I  hated so ~~~…

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The Parable: A Dark Constriction

  CATERPILLAR: All this way! All this effort! To end up here… in this miserable, dark place. (I don’t like this place…)   CATERPILLAR: Dream-Maker? Do You hear me? I hate this place! Oh-why-oh-why, did I ever pray those prayers! Dream-Maker how much longer? Haven’t I waited long enough? Dream-Maker? I did everything You told me to do—I…

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Delays Are Not Denials

Like withering grass, days slowly pass; I wonder why You haven’t come. My dreams still wait—the hour is late; When will my great deliverance be? ~~~ And bending low, You whisper, “So… You think this dream you’re longing for, Is way behind, and you can’t find, The pathway out of great dilemma?” ~~~ Ah, child…

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The Parable: The Confused Caterpillar

(DREAM-MAKER:) Time to wait. CATERPILLAR:   How long? Dream-Maker! Are You listening? How long must I wait? What am I waiting for? Who? Will I know? When the time comes—will I know? I’m confused. Dream-Maker? Dreeeam-Maaaaker…  CATERPILLAR:   It’s so dark in here… so dark. This place is too tight! Dream-Maker? Dream-Maker? Are You still there?…

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Changed In The Dark

I’ve had you in the dark – it’s true! How could you understand? That all from the beginning Is exactly as I’ve planned. ~~~ Could I choose, dear one, to smash your heart? No, it would be cruelest wrong Instead my plan, to change your heart, And give it bright new song ~~~ I know…

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The Parable: A Cocoon Captive

(DREAM-MAKER:)    Far enough. Now go to the end of that branch… Hang from the end… and spin!     CATERPILLAR: What!? What?! That branch… way out (gulp!) … there!? Hang from the end? Out there!? (Oh-dear, oh-dear…) I’ll fall for sure! CATERPILLAR: It is so dark… too dark to see… It took so long to climb…

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The Parable: A Fearful Climb

CATERPILLAR: Oh, dear… oh, dear… This thing You ask… It is too much! Remember me? I am only a tiny worm… that is all. Fragile, Dream-Maker… easily broken. Have You forgotten? Oh, dear. This tree… This bark… it is too rough! It hurts my feet! How can I climb a thing so BIG? CATERPILLAR: Oh, dear… what…

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