Yes You Are

There’s something so profound in the truth of your name Never a negative noun or a bitter refrain The creator of all nature has a nature to claim Yeshua Yes You Are YAHWEH One in the same I am broken battle blistered Clanging chords of chaos Prone to wander, God I feel The definition of … More Yes You Are

Pull to Enter

I’m not afraid of anythingExcept the backs of my handsAccidentally closing doorsMisreading the signPush instead of pullLocked from the insideStraining until the bones show upWhite tingle palmSlump awayBack to what I’m used to

New Year

A deep breath for new beginnings A shudder to shake the horror off A closure, composure A morning folds softly around

Let There Be Light

We start with nothing. And then, the cataclysm of creation, From void to holy formation, God constructs the first foundation With four small words Let There Be Light And while the beginning is perfect We bear cracks on the surface. Stacks of missed marks And broken hearts And the fear of forever Forever falling apart. … More Let There Be Light

More

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

51 or 52

I don’t know just when you disappeared It happened slowly So maybe you’re still here (somewhere) I listen in the corners I sleep under the stairs The neighbors call but I am unaware And l can see the places that we lived From the coffee cup collection And the pictures of our kids You asked … More 51 or 52