I used to think I prayed big prayers~ …wild prayers …outlandish prayers …audacious prayers …even scary prayers But then I realized~ …the biggest …wildest …most outlandish and audacious …and definitely the scariest prayer I ever prayed is simply this: Teach me to love The way You love It will take a lifetime It will cost … More Praying Big Prayers
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
I just love the fresh start of a new year. I am especially looking forward to this new year. It seems like I’m not the only one–there is an almost palpable sense of excitement in the air. Obviously, I don’t know what all this year will hold — watching it unfold is half the fun — … More New Year, New Season … and New Opportunities!
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
Take a deep breath right here, right now breathe in life Breathe in the glory of his goodness the beauty of his peace and the joy of his presence Breathe in and be thankful It’s a new day and you still have breath Breathe out the … More Take a Deep Breath
I wrote this poem several years ago in response to a writing challenge using the word “escape” as a prompt. I hadn’t thought of it in years, but while praying this morning had a little nudge to dig it out and share it. Hoping it ministers to someone. No life or situation is beyond his … More The Journey
I’ve been writing poems and songs most of my life, but I didn’t really take the responsibility of stewarding the gift of “words” seriously until about ten years ago. I’ve been much more consistent about writing in an intentional way (as opposed to just when the mood strikes) since then. One of the first things … More Can You Hear the City Cry?
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
God is Has always been And forever will be Good He is always for me Always with me And always working all things together for good God Is Has always been And forever will be Worthy Worthy of my trust Worthy of my worship Worthy of my love and of my life God … More God Is …
Surely the Sovereign LORD does nothing without revealing his plan to his servants the prophets. –Amos 3:7 We know in part and we prophesy in part. –1 Cor. 13:9 Your plans are emerging. We see, yet we don’t. We know, but not in full. Unveiling and unfolding; Revealing and beholding. The unseen, will be … More Emerge and Converge
Cindy’s note: I am going back to–hopefully–publishing a new post each Monday (or Sunday night). That gives me the whole weekend to try to find time to write! However, I may still post some other random stuff here and there as time (and inspiration) allows. This poem is one of those “random” things I’ve never … More I AM