Archive for the ‘Spirit’ Tag

It is Always Now   5 comments

I pray here now to declare

Your presence ever vibrant here

To speak aloud Your glories

In the eyes that meet You in the mirror of Your creation

To not absorb my self with self

But rather selflessly release

Free will to become one with Yours

Harness thoughts that seek an unknown future

Speed the track from past to present

Memories that shackle when dwelt upon too long

Or living in an impossible tomorrow

In an air that only You can breathe

Bring me back to this moment

Where I can be of love and service to live in full expression

Like a flower blooming on the vine

Never minding fate of wilting, falling

Back to earth then heavenward where the journey never ends

While still unfurling petals grow to magnify its beauty

With nature all surrounding giving homage to You near

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The Signs of New Beginnings   3 comments

Angels woo me with their murmurings

Assurance that they’re near

Taunting, almost haunting their energy so clear

Like water purified and rushing to carbonate the soul

To inspire one to inquire how to reach the highest spire

While still tethered to the earth

Prayers authored by the heart

Rise above this graven gravity

Informed by the eternal, ignited by God’s love

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Crossing Paths   2 comments

I look for crosses everywhere

Especially when doubtful or in despair

But how amazed am I

When crosses cross my path

Unknown to me instead

 

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Sanctuary   Leave a comment

Faith is believing in what I cannot see
With patience waiting in Spirit’s company
I put my trust in Thee

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Faith is the Substance of Things Hoped For …   Leave a comment

It is wise to question one’s direction

And to be open for suggestions

But never leave home without a destination

For those that wander

Do get lost

And can be a hazard to those whose path they cross

Without a goal we squander opportunity

While standing still to contemplate

Choose to pray or meditate

This is productive waiting

Letting patience do her work

Setting sights with hope

To live fully in the now

Seeking Spirit’s strength to foster faith

Hope renders the potential of what promises to be

An exciting new adventure

 

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Heaven’s Rain   2 comments

Disrobe me Lord I pray

Of tempting temporal pacifications

That I might see with Holy Spirit eyes  

And utilize and multiply the gifts of Your design

Make straight the path that leads to You and wide the portal of this heart where hidden treasures lie

Plant my feet and still my heart

And cause my soul to seek

With confidence so centered

To capture and contain all that freely comes from Thee

With rain from heaven soak me with your faith and grace

Always prepared to meet You face to face

Sanctify this temple home to be Your Holy place

Project upon my mind a glimpse of heaven’s glory

Let your thunder roll and lighting shake

Out the dark and dreary dread of night

Make patience work her fruitful task

Growing faith so great to cause the sun to wake

In a blaze of brilliant golden streaks

Where darkness has no place to seek

Turn hearts and minds to follow

On the path that you have promised

With hope to foster faith

In the confidence of Christ

To acknowledge You are here

Each breath and pulse in rhythm

With the ebb and flow of tides

Every wave that touches shore

Speaks in ocean’s tongue

Counting endless blessings

 

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Productive Waiting   2 comments

 

While I am waiting I will stay as busy as can be

I’ll stay and wait

Or stand and wait

Or walk then run then sit again

And sleep and eat between

Maybe write a book

Or see a picture I can snap

I’ll take a course

Learn something new

But all the while be waiting

I’ll not forget to pray

And remember to acknowledge

That while I wait I’m not alone

And although I cannot live tomorrow

To hold it in my memory

For tomorrow lives somehow within

Of the promise of what’s to come

While I live this day with gratitude busily awaiting

 

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