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I think there’s probably more for you. I think that the God who dreamed up Tides and mountains and the solar system Hasn’t used up all of His creativity. I think your mistakes are forgiven. I think your story matters. I think your past is important But I think there’s probably more for you. I … More More

New Eyes

You’re giving me new eyes There is a weight to everything The spirit is thick It has authority and takes up space You’ve made the dark places new Even the ones in which I was responsible for the darkness You smooth out the sharp edges While sharpening my dull perceptions of you I walk with … More New Eyes

Knocking

I’m knocking on the door Like you’ve told me to do The salt and sand are rising up I’ll drown or I’ll break through I’m knocking on the door Like I’ve done again and again I’ve grown quite good at knocking Are you there to let me in I’m knocking on the door With concentrated … More Knocking

J.E.S.U.S.

Below is the text and video of a new Spoken Word poem. I hope it encourages you. The name of Jesus hits me right in the chest Whether I’m cynical, angry, confused, or depressed It speaks to me It resounds in my breast J.E.S.U.S. The name of Jesus breaks the chains of the oppressed Gives … More J.E.S.U.S.

Locust

August was an east wind A swarm of locust Devouring everything Consuming my spirit, my hope, my focus I shed tears on your unfulfilled promises I hid fears out of fear that they would conquer us I gripped my knees and bit my lip through every sleepless night I spent mornings on those same knees … More Locust

Prayer

Make me tall Make me pretty Give me muscles Fix my teeth Change the makeup of my DNA Make me someone better than me I don’t mind if my hair goes gray But let me keep the hair I have I don’t mind if I have to plan and save But being independently wealthy wouldn’t … More Prayer