God, You work outside of our understanding.But a lot of times we demand an answer from You on our own timing when all You ask of us is to wait.When the waiting feels too long and difficult,we give up and our hope is not as strong as we thought.But it is not You who needs… Continue reading May we wait on You.
We’ve built barriers.
We've built barriersbetween our hearts and You.You knock for usto let You in.You want to burn downthe walls of our sin and errors.You want to correctthe parts of our heartsthat need to be corrected.And You come with a gift of Your love.But sometimes when we do allow You in,we allow You to residejust as a… Continue reading We’ve built barriers.
Always our Hope.
This laughter has a weary smile.This heart of joy has its pieces to pick back up.These friendly eyes have streams to dry.Because even if this soul is as bright as the sun,the Son needs to light its way even still.So no matter the conditions of our lives,Jesus will always need to be our hope. No… Continue reading Always our Hope.
A Love like this.
Even when my heart is on its own,Jesus, You fill my very being.You are the water I thirst for.You satisfy my longing soul.I have never known a love like this,that it takes away and covers all my sin.A love so strong that the most naturalthing my soul can do is cling to You.So undeserving of… Continue reading A Love like this.
Lord, help me to graspthe delicacy of my days,even if it's merely a vapor.Allow me to understand thatthe heart of everyday isspending them with You.Only in You will my soul rest from the rising to the setting of the sun.Cause my heart to sing Selah.Meditating on Your Word.Discovering that the days thatI live are not… Continue reading Selah.
Hope like a tree.
Have hope in the Lord.This hope will lead to a treeplanted in the water.Roots will grow deep.So even when drought comesyou will not dry out.You will not grow weary.Your heart will overflow.Fruit will grow outof your faith in God.Anxiety will be leftwith the tumbleweedand the leaves will be green -if you trust in the Lord.… Continue reading Hope like a tree.
My heart will still sing.
When my heartis too weak to sing,poetry still fills my soul.My overwhelming emotionscannot cloud Your love for me.Who You are does not change.You are the reason we sing,we don't even deserve a lyric.You know my heartso help me guard it, Lord.Fill it with a new melody.Fill me with a breath of fresh air.Settle my heart.And… Continue reading My heart will still sing.
May I hide Your word in my heart.May I remember and love it with all I am.May my heart be inclined to Your testimoniesso it will not covet.Your very word gives me life.It is better than gold.It is my meditation.It is pure.Each word of Yours is sweeter than honey.It is my lamp that lights the… Continue reading Your word.
Lord, You are my home.
My heart longs for aplace to flourish.No other abode willI want to settle forbecause You, Lord,are my Home. A day in Your courts is better than a thousand somewhere else.You are my Dwelling Placeand only here, will I stay.Only here am I safe.Only here resides anabundance of grace. Blessed am I, living in Your house.You… Continue reading Lord, You are my home.
A little wine thought.
'On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Now both Jesus and His disciples were invited to the wedding. And when they ran out of wine, the mother of Jesus said to Him, “They have no wine.” Jesus said to her, “Woman, what does… Continue reading A little wine thought.