Butterfly Dreams

My dad used to accuse me of “butterfly thinking” and I wonder if that was because he just couldn’t get used to this girl–who was such a dreamer! I lived in my imagination as a kid. I didn’t have access to all the great stuff that kids have today, and so, games from my imagination…

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From Wounded Hearts…

When I was young destroyer came… My heart to crush–my dreams to maim. It is the same for all who dream, A plan is hatched–an evil scheme… ~~~ To break a life and hope’s destroy, For every little girl and boy. And Devil says, “Ah hah! I’ve won!” Their dreams are dead; future undone! ~~~…

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The Destiny of Caterpillars

I often ponder the transformation process of caterpillar to butterfly when I think of God’s purpose and destiny for our lives. The dreams we hold in our heart begin so small, don’t they? Dreams are fragile, and often earthbound in their early life. A human heart is so breakable; so easily shattered. Like the caterpillar,…

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Dear Child…

I’m here–dear child. I’ve heard your cry, And though ten-thousand suns rolled by; I’ve waited… longing for your voice, For only you, could make this choice– By now you know I never force–a life that wants me out. But ever close I stayed by you–in case you gave a shout. And call you have! And…

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Compassionate Tenderness

When I imagine what Jesus is like I think of words like compassionate and tenderness. I see Him writing in the dust before the Pharisees and the woman caught in the act of adultery. I see Him stopping on the roadside to heal a blind man that everyone else ignores, or feeding an enormous crowd…

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Overwhelmed By Grace

Have you ever made a commitment, and then suddenly, you are overwhelmed by second thoughts, and a severe case of cold feet? When I came to my senses and realized that my life just couldn’t work without God, I made this contract with God. I would give God 100% of my life… my whole heart.…

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Dear God… I’ve searched

Inside this dark and lonely place, I’ve searched for love, and peace, and grace. I’ve chased it here; watched life go by; Swallowing every stupid lie… The enemy dropped in front of me. I thought I knew but couldn’t see… That I’d been duped and made a fool, While trailing what I thought was “cool.”…

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Brokenhearted Riffraff

The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the suffering and afflicted. He has sent me to comfort the brokenhearted, to announce liberty to captives, and to open the eyes of the blind. Isaiah 61:1 The LORD is drawn to the brokenhearted. Though…

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Lookin’ For Love

I’m lookin’ high. I’m searchin’ low. I’m lookin’ for that special glow! You know the one–it makes you feel, Like you could fly, like this is really… Where it’s at! The REAL thing! That gives life spark, and soul that zing! It’s love! I gotta’ get me some. I’ll know it when it finally comes.…

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