Places Where I’ve Been

I have not been to Israel Or seen its Holy sites Nor to the Sea of Galilee Where Christ taught wrong from right But His voice that calmed the storm Has spoken in my mind And those hands that healed the sick Have gently taken mine Then He called me to Himself And He Said…

Faith and Feathers

This week-end I came across a feather that one of the hawks in our neighborhood lost in a tussle with a mocking bird. It was still so well preserved that i brought it home and washed it and then mailed it off with this poem to our youngest grandson. I hope that it may be…

He Who Works Mysteriously

I and Me and Mine and My Were all that I could see When life was just smooth sailing The world was about me But winds and pains and waves have tossed My comforts overboard Till driven by the storm I put My focus on the Lord For He who works mysteriously His will and…

Heaven’s Rest

Heaven’s Rest The Sabbath was a gift to man Since creation we could hear A sound that echoes down our paths Of God’s footsteps drawing near For in six mighty days God made All fins and paws and wings And His children in a garden there And tulips for each spring Then last God paused…

Our Wagging Tongue

Our tongue is a member So soft and so slick Of the busybody gang And the backstabber’s clique First it says “Have you heard? Then it adds “Listen close To my sweet secret word” Then it starts to boast But God sees right through Every lie we have told With our nose in the air…