Taste & See

Setting forth in the direction He's called, Ready to dance among the stars. The weight of the world lifts at last As I follow with my whole heart. Feel the sunshine on your hair, girl? Those raindrops on your tongue? Smell the sweet, cool air of mountains? Sand tickling toes as you run? Traveling this road of…

Her

The weight of her in my arms, unchanged by time. The smell of her sweet, musky joy so pure. Traces of the baby she was play across a woman's face. The full, ebullient round of my love, the swell of heart, it's almost too much to bear. Yet we endure in this dance, She as…

The Goodness of Being Small

there's a goodness in small, a stature of humble bowing in dependence outside of self, acknowledging I am not mountain, nor am I sea,  despite all my striving, all I claim to be. for the One who planted mountain poured out the sea painting His glory  for all to see. and here in my smallness,…

Your Heart

Did your heart ache for us Since before the world was made? Did your heart break for us Since before the price was paid? Did your heart call to us Through rejection's scorning blow? Did your heart bleed for us Even though we didn't know? The sacrifice The price The full weight Of your love…

Of those in the forest, which one’s the best? Is it the lion, Brave and strong, In pompous show All the day long? Or maybe the leopard, Beautifully dressed, Happily unmoving From his place of rest? Perhaps the bear With but one wish, Roaming about to hunt and to fish? Or is the deer more…

Survivor

Bound by this name, this description, this belonging. Together, our people surround us, silent as softly falling snow, Marking us. That which went wrong. Those who are left. Names in a paper, holding a face thankfully unknown. The face that haunts my dreams. I still see you. Nothing to it really. Clouds and lead endlessly…