Arise

“Arise, O sun, from out the east, Give light to my creation. Arise, O man, from out the dust, Make sons and tribes and nations.” Arise did sin from Satan’s lies, And man’s own greed within. “Arise, O sea; kill all, but save, The ark and those therein.” Arise, again, did sin and sought, ToContinue reading “Arise”

“Gift Card”

I don’t normally post a blog on the weekends, and especially when I’ve already posted in the same week, but I was inspired by a writing prompt on MMA Storytime. When I was younger, I gave my dad T-shirts and underwear for Christmas. He is a farmer and these were practical gifts that he wouldContinue reading ““Gift Card””

A Poem for Christmas

Angelic messenger addressing the blessed  Mary, aware of the heir she carries in her Womb. There’s no room for whom is proven to be our King. He’ll end dominion of sin and then we’ll sing Of his glory. We’ll orate the story Each year, cheering “It’s here!” but we’re Drifting. Sifting through gifts, not upliftingContinue reading “A Poem for Christmas”

Staying Close at Christmas

As Winter chills, everything stills,  And we’re all staying inside. The birds have flown to places unknown,  The leaves have fallen and dried. We’re tucked away, and we may stay,  From people far apart, But love is lawed by the power of God,  When Jesus is in our hearts. No distance or span or powerContinue reading “Staying Close at Christmas”