Poetry and The Love of God

You shall therefore lay up these words of mine in your heart and in your soul, and you shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes.  You shall teach them to your children, talking of them when you are sitting in your house, and when you are…

God’s Simple Plan

God’s Simple Plan Not silver or even a big heap of gold Not fancy homes Or just stuff that grows old   Not applause and awards Or a wall full of trophies Saying, “You a great guy!” Turn waves to calm seas   But the cry in the night by a babe in a manger…

Belly Aching

True Confessions of a Bellyacher   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 this and I fussed too much on that Which I had lost control of Till I found God…

When Our Lord Leads the Way

When Our Lord Leads the Way In the Fall with the frost Flocks of birds Start to form Preparing to fly Before Winter’s storms   Though the path of their flight Is unseen and unclear Their heavenly controller Plots their course every year And if those birds know Which direction to stay How much more…

Ears

Now that we’ve been in Florida for a while I look back and remember the worst part of Winter up North was not the snow and ice but the constant grey skies with a splash of chilly wind. In light of the grey skies and chilly wind we’ve all come through in 2020 I thought…