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…

Mid-Night in the Storm

Last night an angel of the God whose I am and whom I serve stood beside me and said, ‘Do not be afraid, Paul. You must stand trial before Caesar; and God has graciously given you the lives of all who sail with you.’ Acts 27:23-24 When my sister and I were making too much noise,…

He Hears

I sought the Lord and He heard me and delivered me from all my fears. Psalm 34:4 In my imagination I sometimes wonder just how soundly asleep Jesus really was during the storm at sea. I have thought that perhaps he was more aware of the circumstances than the disciples knew. Perhaps as He climbed…

Two Men in a Storm

I posted this poem last year but in light of the daily death tolls drubbing on our minds; I thought that maybe this little verse will help as you face yours. Two Men in Two Storms Two men went down to the sea one day Paul in chains and Jonah running away “I need to…

Getting Back in the Boat With Jesus

And when they got into the boat, the wind ceased. Matthew 14:32 NKJV This seemingly insignificant verse from Matthew’s gospel held a promise for me that I had overlooked till I desperately needed it. My mother was just 62 when she died of breast cancer and her passing left me feeling like I had been…