Behold

  Behold Hillsong Worship Behold the Father’s heart The mystery He lavishes on us As deep cries out to deep Oh, how desperately He wants use The things of earth stand next to Him Like a candle to the sun Unfailing Father What compares to His great love Behold His holy Son The Lion and…

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Broken To Bless

I think it was Ruth Graham who wrote, “…there is a broken heart in every pew.” Many years down the road, with many a “breaking-experience” under my belt, I can say a healthy amen. We in The Church are “a building” built from broken things. I recall when I was the editor of my women’s…

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Beloved Prodigal… (Part 1 ~ bat Shuvah)

  The road you’re on is not an easy one. (I should know.) I have been down your road. It is for that reason I wrote this book. I am hoping it will plant some seeds of trust in that heart of yours. The Jewish would call me “bat Shuvah”—she who has returned. I have returned. To my Abba-Father God. To…

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Golden Wings

I used to think so long ago “I am a worm and very low” I could not see nor understand, This destiny—with plans so grand! ~~~ But here we are! (You ‘n me…) We’re skimming clouds—bold and free! I’ve wings to fly, to sail, to go… I’m soaring now—beyond rainbows! ~~~ Dancing up among the…

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Messenger Of Hope

It’s time to open wide your mouth And scatter as you sing, The seeds of joy—from tears you shed Into the hearts of those I bring ~~~ You are the one I’ve chosen child For this time near the end To be My Kingdom’s messenger Sowing hope in hearts we’ll mend ~~~ You’ve been blessed…

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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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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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