Month: August 2013

Please, Rock the Boat!

Twenty months ago, I could not have imagined the outcome of a simple but heartfelt prayer. I had been desperately aware of a need for revival in and around me. I started to pray regularly, pleading with God to do the work. At first,…

Whose House?

This is my house, yet still not mine. My heir will own it for a while. And soon the third comes to reside, Then when he’s done, gets dragged outside. The fourth and fifth, too, don’t stay long. Tell me, to Whom does it…

Before the Throne

Several months ago, God had me cross paths with a beautifully dedicated woman. Her heart for the homeless in Chicago and deep desire to make a difference, one soul at a time, inspired me to the point of wanting to join her, even if…

Looking for Steeples

The view from the window seat of the small plane was perfect, not only to look onto the beautiful countryside,  but also for hiding my tear-filled eyes. I prayed silently for God to comfort my aching heart. Woods and fields, similar to the ones…

Of Stones and Memories

Today, I gathered stones from the middle of the stream. Just like with my memories, I choose the ones I keep. Just like with these stones, The harsh edges of my memories soften With life’s constant changes. Changes wash over me Like the flowing…

Wheat and Tares

The ripened heads of wheat bend low With seeds that will not spoil. They know their Maker who did sow Them into prepared soil. Among the wheat the tares grow high – Their prideful stalks not bending, Stretch fruitless bodies to the sky, Not…

I AM A …

… thatched Roof!!!! Good job to those who guessed it 🙂 Below the same roof twice … only the focus changed. Sometimes it pays to step back and look at the whole picture. ~ “Lord, teach me to know when to look closely and…

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