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Morning Blades

Have mercy on me, O Lord, a saint who sins. For You and You alone are truly merciful. Only you can understand why You’d forsake Your throne to be scorned at the hands of cowards, all-the-while, being left fatherless during the height of Your suffering. How great is Your mercy? Greater than all the grains of sand in all the …Continue reading →

A Feather Apart

Two doves devoted to white Take shelter in winter bell’s flight. A beak chirping for two Tongues a string of promises that holds my heart’s key for you. The fright and freedom of love’s plight Is a phenomenon understood not, until wings soar safe in receding blue high above mountain’s climb, where purity and passion collide. The earth and I …Continue reading →

Too Blind Canvas

My faith paints holding His brush, A heart gently kneaded by Light’s touch. Thick young pride dipped in Crimson’s deep Left a humble rhyme impending sweet sleep. Too blind canvas once lost and proud Now found under flesh-colored grace. Sounds quite queer To modern man’s ear– Pardoned braids brushed in soul’s beard. So quick to tear seeing pride’s spear thrust …Continue reading →

Strength and Courage at Starbucks

I was at Starbucks the other day having a Bible study, as well as watching a DVD on The Life and Theology of Jonathan Edwards, when I saw two girls sitting directly across from me. I could tell something was amiss. One girl acted ‘high’ (numb and lethargic), and the other girl seemed to be the discombobulated girl’s keeper. I felt …Continue reading →

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