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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

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

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

For Us and With Us

You don’t make sense to me I can’t imagine what it felt like To be bruised and beaten Betrayed and belittled Bleeding, broken, berated, and brittle To be God in the flesh The wine and the bread To bring life to your children And be murdered instead I can’t imagine what it felt like Adding … More For Us and With Us

Try Again

Lock, stock, hide your kids and run Let’s just give everybody guns I want to see how good I really am inside Hug, cry, send your thoughts and prayers Remain completely unaware And maybe God will try again when we’re gone