The Fringe of His Garment

At the fringe of the garment of Jesus Was a place that was humble and low And a Master so Holy yet gentle All the years of her searching He knows While she presses through crowds Jesus lingered No one noticed her there in that place But there at the hem of His garment She…

No Need To Knock

No need to knock on Jesus’ door It’s open all the time Though He will surely knock on ours As He is passing by And looks in through our windowpane To see an empty spot That at our kitchen table sits And our food fresh cooked and hot And asks if He may enter in…

Faith in Flight

Faith in Flight  An Ibis is so strange a bird While it looks about for worms Its crooked neck bent down to peck Like chickens on our farm But if they start to spread their wings And fly up to the skies Together sweep in gliding grace To show God’s grace that hides And wait…

Why Would Anyone Want To Be a Poet?

Why Would Anyone Want To Be a Poet? First, besides Robert Frost and William Shakespeare few poets ever make enough money to pay the bills much less support a family: so why would anyone choose to be a poet? Secondly, few people even read anything anymore, beyond text messages and posts on social media. But…

When We Always Praise

I will bless the Lord at all times. His praise shall continually be in my mouth. Psalm 34:1 ESV I love taking early morning walks as an extension of my quiet time with God. I especially enjoy watching and taking photos of all the different birds as they begin their days. Some stand by the…