Worthy of it All?

Jesus, You’re worthy of it all You’re worthy of the journey You’re worthy of every step… -Whether in faith or fear -In clarity or confusion -In plenty or in lack -In fullness or, even, in nothingness It’s easy to say He is worthy of your best, but is He worthy of the struggle? It’s easy … More Worthy of it All?

Quiet Invitations

The invitation was quiet. It was so quiet I could have easily missed it. I walked downstairs for coffee and intended to take it back upstairs to my little prayer corner—a frequent morning routine. But there, standing in the middle of my kitchen, I felt a faint but distinct shift in the atmosphere. I stood … More Quiet Invitations

The Arising (Orginally published as “The Misunderstood Mystics”)

A call to Creatives and Contemplatives in this hour: Misunderstood misfits Melancholy feelers Merciful, tender, abstract souls The ones who feel deeply And love fiercely They long for peace and connection Yet their very presence troubles those Who live in a land of practical plans And linear lines They think with their hearts And not their … More The Arising (Orginally published as “The Misunderstood Mystics”)

The Worthy One

This is one of those posts I already know I have little to no chance of truly expressing what’s in my heart. But I’m writing it anyway. I’m writing it anyway because it is the thing that is burning within me. It is the one thing I can’t get out of my heart or mind. … More The Worthy One


When I gaze into Your eyes I see the love that died for me The love that saved me The love that called me To Your side When I gaze into Your eyes I’m healed I’m whole I’m all You created me to be When our eyes meet Heaven and earth collide Into an infinite … More Gazing


As the deer pants for streams of water, so I long for you, O God. –Ps. 42:1 My heart longs for You … still More than my dreams More than fulfilling my destiny More than a clear purpose More than fruitful ministry I love You I want You I long for You … still So … More Still


When Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were amazed at his teaching (Mat 7:28). The men were amazed and asked, “What kind of man is this? Even the winds and the waves obey him!” (Mat 8:27). And when the demon was driven out, the man who had been mute spoke. The crowed was amazed and … More Amazed


I was looking for something specific in one of my old journals today and I ran across this quickly scribbled poem that I felt stirred to post. Could have tried to spiff it up a bit, but left it “as is” instead  … Movement Sitting with you Gazing into eyes of fire How can I … More Movement


(Just for fun, click the link at the bottom of this post and read this while it’s playing …)   You are higher than we ever could imagine And closer than our eyes could ever see You are … Magnificent! You alone are holy No one else as glorious as You Magnificent! Jesus You are … More Magnificent!

The Awakening

Awake, aware Watching and eagerly waiting   Alive, alert Filled with worshiping wonder   Budding, blossoming Winter thawing into Spring   Emerging, empowering Hope bursting forth on the earth   Released, restored At last, all things made new   Jesus, thank you for heightening my senses to the beauty of this moment.  It’s a new … More The Awakening

Just One Glimpse

 Just one glimpse~    of your face Just one glance ~    of your eyes Just one touch ~    of your hand Just one touch from you   And it’ll be okay Everything will be okay   Just one beat ~     of your heart Just one breath~    of your life Just one … More Just One Glimpse