Into the Deep

  The shore icy stones The waves crashing breaking And I'm plunged deeper --bg   The infusing and the plunging have only gone deeper these past few weeks, as God is bringing home to me a depth of His loving that I have only begun to taste. Three appointments in as many weeks, with each … Continue reading Into the Deep

Singing His Glory

  My heart is flowing with thanksgiving for all of the prayers offered for me as I was shut in with the after-effects of last week's infusion. I am so grateful for the time that He gave to call me deeper into His heart. While the physical effects were heavy, the soul effects were heavier, … Continue reading Singing His Glory

Advent Blessings

I have been so very blessed by all of the prayers, Scriptures, songs, and words of encouragement that have been shared with me this last week. God overwhelmed me in the middle of hard places. Jesus met me with Spirit-led gifts, and they were perfect examples of what Advent is really all about.     … Continue reading Advent Blessings

Endless Lack or Holy Fullness?

When the Doctor said "have patience" again, I felt that my life was in Re-run phase.   When the doubts rolled in like November clouds, I saw my heart settling in to the fog.   When the pain flowed in and trickled out, I heard my soul losing the song.   But when Jesus stepped … Continue reading Endless Lack or Holy Fullness?

song in the storm

Song in the Storm Rain flows on the roof Stilling my anxious thoughts from Spinning through the pain Thunder rolls above Lightning flashes my soul from Sleeping in the dark   Spirit wakens me Revealing in the storm from Thanksgiving my song. --bg   At midnight I rise to give you thanks     for your righteous … Continue reading song in the storm

Have Mercy on me Oh God

From the middle of the storm, a poem was birthed. The words are few but given for any who wonder at the waves they face. His compassion pours forth, and OH! His love comes rushing when each child calls.   Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great … Continue reading Have Mercy on me Oh God

Drops of Creativity

Are you a creative person?  I have some friends who are unbelievably creative, and they find such beautiful expressions for the deep heart that lies within them.  I also have some friends who say that they don't have a creative bone in them.  But I don't believe it. I think that sometimes we look around … Continue reading Drops of Creativity

Mercy in the Withering

  At the back edge of my daughter's yard there stands a gnarled, withered old apple tree. When I spent several days with her last week, I found myself drawn to this tree each morning.  It was the aging of the fruit scattered on the ground and the withering of the leaves that felt familiar … Continue reading Mercy in the Withering