five

five these things you are to me, no less but more than all my dreams you are for eighteen hundred twenty six our days unfolding you to me as laughter, partner, mother, lover, friend your words your thoughts expression too your wit so quick and smartly formed brings laughter to my weary bones and amplifying … More five

Yet thy compassions yearn over me

From The Valley of Vision: The Precious Blood Blessed Lord Jesus, Before thy cross I kneel and see      the heinousness of my sin,      my iniquity that caused thee to be ‘made a curse’,      the evil that excites the severity of divine wrath. Show me the enormity of my guilt by      the crown of thorns,      the pierced … More Yet thy compassions yearn over me

only Jesus

i only find life when i live in You i only find joy when i’m glad in You i fly only by the wings that are mine in You i only find heart when it beats in You i only find hope when i hope in You i only find love when i’m owned by … More only Jesus

unstoppable

who shall bring a charge against the Lord’s elect, shall common man or prince or king, or lords of kingdoms yet to rise, or champions past or throngs that yell? not them nor all the powers of hell! not anyone but God Himself, who chose to crush His Son, to seal the fate of those … More unstoppable

contemplation

immortal GOD, beyond the wildest dreams we can compose, where can we run to hide from who YOU are, or bid us live to be? with love pursuing, never ceasing, chasing us, you woo us near, your lovers, who through trick and choice abandoned you so flippantly. and now, although we flee and thumb our … More contemplation

oil for my head

of changing plans? of changing calling? is this my will or yours? or yours alone? resistant to the counsel of the rest, in selflessness or selfishness i wince against their words. we stare the future down together. unknown, to me, is where You wish me walk. no questions of Your steadfast love unending, but many … More oil for my head