You can. You can’t.

When something finally clicks, and you see the light, when you understand that you can’t trust others until you trust that you alone know the way – you begin to look back on yourself as a stranger.  Who was this person that clamored for the approval of others, that couldn’t…

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Victim of Approval

There are two roads to take if you haven’t yet learned to accept yourself and that is the path of victim or victimizer.  I always played the part of victim because I’d been conditioned toward passivity.  I was afraid to take ownership of who I was and those who victimized…

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Fragmentation

Fragmentation is what happens when we let others define us.  There is this deep place within each of us that knows exactly who we are.  But this place is sacred and should not be exposed for all to see.  The problem is that we desire to be known, really known.…

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Who do you say that I am?

Jesus came to us fully human.  Not even the Son of God was immune to that nagging desire to look into the eyes of others for a complete sense of self.  Our humanity alone doesn’t make us sinful, for Jesus was sinless and yet He still faced the inner struggle…

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Broken treasured retreat

Peace In the garden Flowers beauty Stains erased All the past and pain And tearful failures faced. Trace the outline Of our love Along this rocky road Crackling leaves Beneath our feet Of Broken treasured Retreat. Longing to be one With soul Matching precision Portal open Floating between Reality Indecision.

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Mercy light

It is never all lost Or all gone Or all finished Wrapped up and done It’s just around the corner A light for you to see Followed to the farthest point Measureless endless mercy You can’t believe the love She gives Surrounds the coldest night With warmth, and joy and…

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God with us

God with us Even when we leave ourselves Truth eternal Love swells Overflowing perfection Natural selection Intentional dissection Power of words Harnessed Feelings blurred Hold onto all that’s good.

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Manna

Just what I needed Elixir I’d pleaded For relief God saw fit To open the heavens Rain down A little leaven Manna Too plain I’d complained Pulled out my hair Disdained Rotten Meal Every day steel Heavy in my heart Torn apart Ravenous Cavernous Room For new start Mornings rise…

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Sun of God

You protected me Like no other Through wind and rain and stormy weather You understood me The sun My warmth Destiny Riding On waves Balanced awakening Shone through The dark Of deathbed’s taking Nothing Can stop The stars from Shining Or bad habits Dying Love drew the Pain up deep…

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White as a dove

It’s never felt so good to feel so sad It was a dream Now I know It’s not who you touch But how we feel You admitted you’re not real. But this deep inside Where you Made me come alive Will only ever burn As eternal light of love Sent…

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Between the raindrops

The clouds clear And you’re there The fog disappears And you’re there The memories fade And you’re there Love Story Writing itself In all the open spaces Between the rain drops Circling around Above the ground

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Dear God

Dear God, Thank you for this journey where I travel all alone, for the single passerby who reminds me I’ve a home.  Thank you for the treasures I find along the way, flowers, skies and creatures, no worries but to play.  Thank you for the silence, the gentle steady pain,…

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Never Goodness Enough

Lately I’ve been pondering, albeit way too much, on my limiting beliefs.  It would seem simple to get to the core of those beliefs we hold so tight that our whole world will unravel without them.  But, it’s not so simple or easy.  Here’s why.  Most of our minds run…

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Streaming light piercing asunder shaken foundations heartfelt thunder God lives shadow of the storm hand reaching out love sun warm dancing beneath the peace of the fall trickling pleasure dew soaked all riverbed treasure.

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Call of Nature

Call you’ll hear an answer turn your ear discern what’s left to learn. I can’t explain a bubbling brook the feeling of love this nature looks beneath the surface of what touch finds where light shines like spirit through the clouds eternal now. Sometimes I feel a deep pull within…

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Tree

You, my starlight your love, the steam to stay in the fight you’ve a dream a place of wonder goes unseen by natural eyes darkness lies you’re already forever alive. only listen to eternal beats when condemning demons turn up the heat you’ll survive you’re the tree ageless beauty don’t…

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Windows

There are some things I thought I’d never make it through but I did even when I was a kid Catching fireflies underneath holes left room to breathe moments of flickering belief fear was the real thief. Tip toe through the hallways corridors of your mind don’t awake the sleeping…

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Robots and Rivers

They’re all like robots you’re a stream flowing so swiftly into river of dreams and this cool water to the touch of my mind reminds me it’s love I’ll find endless loop of time. You’re alive with a soul divine you’re awake with a presence sublime and it’s priceless the…

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Words

My words may not mean much because you need a physical touch healing from above but if I could be there I’d speak to you everywhere whisper pleasure to erase every pain like love has no thing to lose only to gain The long road it’s taken to get this…

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Ballerina

Ballerina on her toes dancing like she had nowhere to go I thought I’ll take her home forever porcelain skin bright red lips perfect hips I had dibs on her heart forever. So I took her home said you’ll never be alone everything you see is yours forget the dance…

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Say cheese

Little girl un-erased Little boy uneffaced hold still right there don’t forget how you met love’s the net we least expect pure and breezy falling in easy live to remember where and when.

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