A Gift

Lord thou hast loved me like a babe, and washed me afresh in water. Oh my Father how You have endured My ceaseless multitude of prayers. Rescued from my own weak and feeble heart, I sensed your limitless love and forgiveness. By the cherished blood of Thy Own Son, My spirit, therefore, was cleansed and … Continue reading A Gift

Skin Still Soft

Wrinkled fingers clasped together to form hands in prayerLooking toward the heavens, she asks Friend, are you there? I've lived a long life she thinks warming  herself by the fireI am all that's left; my situation seems so lonely and dire. I am old and tired my Lord she whispers and I'm ready to  goMy bones ache in this … Continue reading Skin Still Soft

BALANCE

An abandoned finch nest, now lay silent and empty, once fashioned with love for three peeping chicks. Red and yellow leaves are seen winking, swinging, as they dangle precariously from the old oak trees. Squirrels stockpiling acorns in their wintery holes, and less buzzing of bees while the bats enter torpor. Stripped are the bottom … Continue reading BALANCE