I am currently reading The Reader's Brain: How Neuroscience Can Make You A Bettter Writer (and speller!). I just started reading this book this morning, so don't expect my writing to have improved much! Five minutes have just elapsed as I have fought hard to implement just the first principle - prefer active to passive [...]
Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning. O Lord Jesus, of your steadfast love I sing! Your faithfulness shines brighter than the sunlight! Yes, there are many times in this journey we cry, and we ask, "How long, O Lord?" and "Why?" But though we cannot trace your hand, nor [...]
You are the true king Ruler of all creation Your praises we sing Every knee shall bend And tongue confess your great name Your kingdom shall know no end How we long to see You rule in glory For eternity
I awoke at 2:12am this morning. I gave up trying to fall back to sleep at 2:38am. I went downstairs to the basement where my "creative space" is set up, and I began to journal. Then I found some rest from my restlessness in playing the keyboard. Then I read the introduction to David G. [...]
The complexity Of the woven tapestry Of beauty and brokenness Takes time to perceive And care to unweave. Thus understanding Is the basis of all care That is transforming.
No neat formula No magic silver bullet Can cure all trauma No one size fits all No quick remedy Can cure the dark "fall" But there is hope still By God's mercy Jesus will Our deep pain heal A combination Of all God's good creation He can surely use To help us deal Better in [...]
Weary and wounded We come to you to find rest From our vain labors
Forgive them today For Death surely takes away All hope for healing
Why at forty-five Do I wrestle with the pain Caused when I was five? Remember I can The night I saw my mother With another man. But I am not just A casualty of her lust. I too have caused pain. There is hope for us, Healing found in Christ Jesus, Forgiveness for sin.
Everything is grey. Why can't I see in color, In living color?