Can you hear my silent heart this morning, Lord?I am not angry.I am not sulking. I am here among the birds,awaiting my portion.They gather twigs, and bits of twine for their nests. But I have become as one about to take flightinto a great and vast sky,never to return to my former state.
The Boat I am leaving the shore, in my mind.I’m getting into the boat with you…I have no idea where we’re goingbut I trust that you do. I’ll face the storm by your sidebehind your cloak, I will hide,far from the shore of all I fearinto the unknown, far and wide. I don’t deny thatContinue reading “The Boat”
A Note for National Poetry Month: Hello, and thank you for taking the time to read my poem today. I wrote this poem this morning, and it came to me, as words often do, as I sat down for some quiet time of reading, prayer and contemplation. Honestly this time is nothing fancy, or formal – I am just trying to listen for God in a noisy world, and allow Him to speak to my heart, first and foremost.