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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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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The Parable: A Commission

(DREAM-MAKER:) Before you go… I want you to listen to Me… Are you listening? CATERPILLAR:     (…grumble… grumble… grumble.) (DREAM-MAKER:) I want you to remember Who you work for. CATERPILLAR: Work for? (DREAM-MAKER:) Yes. You work for Me. Your life is in My hands. You are kept by My love. CATERPILLAR:     (DREAM-MAKER:)…

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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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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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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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wISHING fOR tHE mOON

In dismal mud ~ far from the sky A thousand glittering nights sped by Until the one meant just for me A call to “Come…” to garden tree. “Who me? I am too small!” I said “What if I fall?” spoke Fearing Dread. Yet somewhere from my coward’s heart Came Maker’s whisper, “Now… Depart.” From…

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