Cast Your Cares Upon Him

It was difficult walking around with a cloudy sky in one’s heart and storms in one’s mind. The feeling of everything going on in the world was heavy, too heavy for any one person to carry. That’s what Mama Ruth would say, Cassie thought to herself, pulling down a mug with one hand and pouring …

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God Bless (poem)

God bless you, morning God bless you, day God bless each person On my way God bless those working And those at play God bless those crying With aught to say God bless those seeking With what they need And those in chains That they be freed

a little songbird (poem)

there’s a little songbird in my heart you hear that clear, sweet melody? so far beyond the urge within me to lie down ashamed enough that I would go to ground I hear the echo clearly in my soul of Light shining so brightly, as if I know a secret I have only just forgot …

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heartsore (poem)

bruised and broken, heartsore, torn though I cry as if newborn and though my skin is new and red as though with blood, I’m bound to tread yet and still, my God believes in who I am if I receive the plan He once laid out for me I reach to Him and He to …

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He Calls (poem)

the quiet lingers in my bones I hear the voice my soul still knows He calls, He calls with love to me and to His home my heart will flee

Giving Things Up

There is an inherent element of sacrifice in the way we choose to live our lives. There is no such thing as “having it all.” “No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye …

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