Faith Emerges

For it is in the shadowswhere I find lightand in the darknessI can find God Faith growssmall like a mustard seedemerging through crudeand bitter placesbreaking throughuntil it towersand blossoms Fruitful, it multipliesnourishing soulsshining brighteruntil all can see The blind and lost turnfeeling the warmththe soul sustainedthe spirit strengthenedwashed in everlasting glory The proud are humbledandContinue reading “Faith Emerges”

Peaceful On The Hill

It’s peaceful on the hillsitting in the shade of a treeas a gentle breeze blows,air cooling warm skin. It’s peaceful overlookingall who were,all who live on still,watching visitors come in. It’s peaceful on the hilllooking at trees of green,clouds of whiteand birds that fly by day. It peaceful on the benchwhere I sit in silentContinue reading “Peaceful On The Hill”

In My Sorrow

In my sorrowI feel losstears cascade down my cheeksyet I have known joy My sadness, a signthat I have lovedand have been lovedand lost In my sorrowI feel emptybut also I feel hopethat love will turn the tide My longing, a signthat I have not quita simple beliefthat things can still change In my sorrow,Continue reading “In My Sorrow”

The Unanswered Door

I stand therein my stubbornnesscalling until my voice is harshthroat soretears fallingto an unanswered plea I pound loudlyon the doorthat does not openknuckles bruisedbroken and bleedingtrying to force a way Please open the doorhear meyet, the door remains closedbarred to medespite my wantit will not open I do not seecannot move pastmy own want andContinue reading “The Unanswered Door”

Let Peace Reign And Wars End

For the love of the landshe held in her hand,not for them, but for heran embrace, true and sure She walked where no one would,giving all that she truly couldto a land lost and sufferingand only with her love to bring Where she trod, flowers grewHow it happened no one knewStorms subsided, easing their rageasContinue reading “Let Peace Reign And Wars End”

Into Myself

Into myself, I gosearchingwandering Where is shethe girlwho laughedand loved freely? She is hiddenunseeninvisible I will find herthe girlwho dreamedand lived fiercely I miss hercompletelyintensely There she isstill smilingnot hidingor even lost She is within alwayswaitingaccessible I welcome herthe girlthe womanalways within me I will free herentirelyeasily And, if I should lose heronce moreI’ll journeybackContinue reading “Into Myself”

And, The Light Shone

And, the sun shonecasting darkness awayshedding warmth throughoutkeeping nightmares at bay And, the light beamedrenewing all it could touchawakening the dormantstrengthening so much And, the beam grewsharing itself as it wentglowing stronger and brighterthe more it was spent And, the people cameto bask in the lightfeel the warmth sinking inerasing the blight And, they whoContinue reading “And, The Light Shone”

I Ache

I achefor unfulfilled dreamsand hopes that have diedfor visions that won’t beand tears that I’ve cried I achefor the one that is lostwho can’t find his waywho walks about blindlyand lives day by day I achefull of memoriesof laughter and smilestime together lostseparation by miles I achefor how it should looka bit of normalcyfor whatContinue reading “I Ache”

And So, I Escape

My fears stalk me,haunting my dreams,chasing my thoughts,and so, I escape. Seeking distractionin words and shows,where my mind can redirect,yet, fear rewinds the tape. Worry chases fear,barking on its heels,threatening to overtake,and so, I escape. Dancing to lift the mood,singing all the favourite songs,and thinking happy thoughts,until tears begin to shape. The memories flood in,pastContinue reading “And So, I Escape”

An End To War

My heart reaches out,invisibly holdingthe innocents of war A man-made thingdriven by anger,greed and darkness My lips prayfor the frightened oneshiding as alarms blare Safety never sure,hiding in fear,hoping for one more day My soul criesaching for them all,my brothers and sisters They have suffered,lost too muchand struggled too long We are all childrenof theContinue reading “An End To War”