Deception

my eyes do not know
how to look at you
the fire I started
surrounds my body
from within
it is comforting
while the waves
hit my feet
and disappear
how is it the clouds
know my pain
when all the world
can do is laugh
swim to me
come back to me
with the ease of the ancients
I know your soul
it bounces off my web
and settles
in the belly of giants

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“What we have here is a FAILURE to COMMUNICATE” -Guns N Roses

Now I will break their yoke from your neck and tear your shackles away. Nahum 1:3

Psalm 144

Praise be to the LORD my ROCK
who trains my hands for war,
my fingers for battle.
He is my loving GOD and my
fortress,
my stronghold and my deliverer,
my SHIELD, in whom I take refuge,
who subdues peoples under me.

O LORD, what is man that you care
for him,
the son of man that you think of him?
Man is like a breath;
his days are like a fleeting shadow.

Part your heavens, O LORD, and COME DOWN;
touch the mountains, so that they smoke.
Send forth lightning and scatter,
the enemies;
SHOOT YOUR ARROWS and rout them.
Reach down your hand from on high;
deliver me and rescue me
from the mighty waters,
from the hands of foreigners
whose mouths are full of lies;
whose right hands are deceitful.

I will sing a NEW SONG to you,
O GOD;
on the ten stringed lyre I will
make music to you,
to the ONE who gives VICTORY to
kings,
who delivers his servant David
from the deadly sword.

Deliver me and rescue me
from the hands of foreigners
whose mouths are full of lies,
whose right hands are deceitful.

Then our sons in their youth
will be like well nurtured plants,
and our daughters will be like pillars
carved to adorn a palace.
Our barns will be filled
with every kind of provision.
Our sheep will increase by
thousands,
by tens of thousands in our fields;
our oxen will draw heavy loads.
There will be no breaching of walls,
no going into captivity,
no cry of distress in our streets.

Blessed are the people of whom this
is true;
blessed are the people whose GOD
is the LORD.

In Jesus’ name we pray.
AMEN.

A Night and A Day

A night, a day, the darkness that binds
My heart, my soul, taken for a ride
The sky, the earth, the world that unbinds

I ask, what’s the point of being kind
A heart so blue, it has only lied
A night, a day, the darkness that binds

God’s presence, always seeking to find
His ear I always seek to confide
The sky, the earth, the world that unbinds

And looking back on sight that is hind
Will all this hurt remain by my side
A night, a day, the darkness that binds

An angel’s kiss on my weary mind
Life caught in a nightmarish landslide
The sky, the earth, the world that unbinds

O, Lord, I don’t wish to be unkind
My heart, my soul, taken for a ride
A night, a day, the darkness that binds
The sky, the earth, the world that unbinds

july 2011

Sunbeam

Painting by Victoria Frances

 

I caught a sunbeam on it’s way down to the cellar.

It enchanted the air with tranquility

and warmed our hearts with joy.

2010

A sunbeam to warm you,

A moonbeam to charm you,

A sheltering angel

so nothing can harm you.

~Irish Blessing

Tears II

Painting by RK

Gate of repression holds back

The flooding of tears

Light shines through the open crack

Gate of repression holds back

Darkness hidden in the track

Cheeks stained with all of your fears

Gate of repression holds back

The flooding of tears.

II Corinthians 1:3-5. “Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort; who comforts us in all our tribulation that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God. For the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also abounds by Christ.”

 

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Those who know your name will trust in you, for you, LORD, have never forsaken those who seek you. Psalm 9:10

O God, you are my God, earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you, my body longs for you, in a dry and weary land where there is no water. Psalm 63:1

The Lord is good to those whose hope is in him,
to the one who seeks him;
it is good to wait quietly
for the salvation of the Lord. Lamentations 3:25-26

Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed,
for his compassions never fail.
They are new every morning;
great is your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23

All our enemies have opened their mouths
wide against us.
We have suffered terror and pitfalls,
ruin and destruction. Lamentations 3:46-47

Lord, you have heard their insults,
all their plots against me—
what my enemies whisper and mutter
against me all day long.
Look at them! Sitting or standing,
they mock me in their songs.
Pay them back what they deserve, Lord,
for what their hands have done.
Put a veil over their hearts,
and may your curse be on them!
Pursue them in anger and destroy them
from under the heavens of the Lord. Lamentations 3:61-66