Taking Time to Be Thankful

We have time to eat turkey And time to have pie Time to watch football And for shopping on line But for the blessings of God Will they have time to say “Thanks” Or just time for politics And a film with Tom Hanks? But when Christ is the center Of all that we say…

Confessions of a Bellyacher

In everything give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.           1 Thessalonians 5:18 KJV I complained that I was lonely Till it forced me to make friends And I griped how big my church was Till I saw folks came for Him I worried over…

God’s Preaching Begins

Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge. Psalm 19:2 ESV In the storms my God shouts with a loud thunderclap On my windows He whispers with a raindrop’s tap In the morning He calls with a sweet robin’s song Then He opens my eyes with the light of His dawn…

Treasures

I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.  Psalms 27:13 I dreamed I stood at heaven’s door And heard its hinges creak Around its frame a light shone out As it opened for the King “What have you brought?” He began to ask “From your time…

Friends

Some friends are like the city streets They find us in the throng Rushing to our emergencies Not afraid when things go wrong   Others are suburban lanes Who come to sit awhile Patiently listening to our fears Encouraging us with their smile   But a few God makes like country roads Quiet – as…