Fixing My Eyes

A lost sheep. My eyes darted back and forth for safety, treasure, opportunities to drink (i.e. fun), career success, a place to call home. Frantic to escape the emotional pain. Squatting here and there, forcing myself to belong. Many drunk nights. Broken dreams, absent promises and a soul in need of repair. There was no … Continue reading Fixing My Eyes

Everyday Hope: A Poem

“But when they came to Jesus and found that he was already dead, they did not break his legs. Instead, one of the soldiers pierced Jesus’ side with a spear, bringing a sudden flow of blood and water (John 19:33-34). In the wait A body not broken Sprinkled with spice Wrapped in linen Lay In … Continue reading Everyday Hope: A Poem

His Winter Providence

Nose-to-nose with a frosty bush Winter walking, hot cocoa’s the push Two above zero, cars sputter and complain We cozy by fires snug in our slippers, the couch our terrain Wonder what God’s creatures think? Or His bare-limbed trees while beneath the snow their roots sink Birds fluff their chests, plant tiny feet in the … Continue reading His Winter Providence