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.
A prayer for words of life, wisdom and eloquence. Lord,May every word of minebe a well of water,a pouring of sweet honey,a planting of seeds of faith.May it be life to the ears that hear it,bringing forth both wisdom and joy.With eloquence and grace,and full of fruit.May it have depth like deep waters,and pleasantness like… Continue reading Eloquence.
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.
This fragile heart.
My heart can be brittle.My love for You can be frail.Sometimes too inconsistentbecause this human heart can'tcomprehend the love thatYou know. A million times more isYour love for us.But just enough grace thatwe need and that ourhearts can beat along with. So we ought to focus on Your love for us more than ourlove for… Continue reading This fragile heart.
God, correct my heart.
You know the secrets of my deceitful heart.All of my flaws, God, are clear before You.All of my sin and shame.But because of Your goodness,You desire to make beauty out of an ugly heart like mine.And because I seek Your face,my heart shall live.My heart runs to You.And even when my heart is weeping,I will… Continue reading God, correct my heart.
Trust Him with your tomorrow.
Tomorrow is intimidating, I know.It can cause worry, fear...But the Lord has tomorrow already in His hands. Be still in Him and know that He is in control. Be still and rest, knowing that He has you in His hands, too. If He can hold tomorrow; If He can control tomorrow, He can fill you… Continue reading Trust Him with your tomorrow.