Receiving the Now

We often cast away
The precious gift of now
A treasure set before us
Received if will allows
 
Distractions steal away
Beauty for our eyes
Precious gifts of soul
Encased in worlds disguise
 
We search inside our phones
Thoughts drift to future tasks
Rushing feet hurry forth
We put on our best masks
 
Gods plan is in the present
In this moment just for us
If we’ll just pause with open eyes
Refocusing our trust
 
To know that God is present
Our being in His love
To open soul receiving
To help us rise above
 
Accepting His love given
To see within the now
For whom can we outpour?
His blessings to endow

Just Beyond

Beyond the world of which we see
Just on the edge of what we know
Intertwined so purposely
To open soul you long to show
 
In quiet pause of daybreak rise
In whispered colors sweet
In breath of breeze blessed on the cheek
A movement of retreat
 
A sparkles shine on crest of wave
Erupting bloom of growth
In rising joy of sharing souls
One light found in the both
 
In touching hand or dancing step
A lighter way to be
A constant drawing to the One
Our God we long to see
 
Awareness drawn to things unseen
Known in our being deep
What a joy to view Your seen
This vision may I keep

No Tears

I hear the morning news
Violence fills my ears
My heart is deeply moved
But eyes, they have no tears

Such evil in this world
Such suffering and pain
Overwhelming wave
For evil, such distain

But numbness steals the love
Too much to overcome
So I sit and watch
Standby to what’s been done
 
So battle has been lost
The evil one prevails
Dear Jesus move my heart
Enlist me to assail
 
By pausing now to pray
For angels that You send
Melt the hearts of evil
And broken hearts to mend
 
Let first stop be to me
To root out all my sin
When I step towards pride
Let humbleness now win
 
Let me join Your angels
Thwart evil, now we pray
Victory of battle
The winning of Your way
 
Perfect now I will not be
But news trigger my heart
Remind me of this calling
In prayer now let me start

Moment Holy

With every drop of moment
An opportunity within
To claim it to be holy
In will, it all begins
 
Our gift of life is blessed
When offered up to You
Turn purpose of desire
Of these thoughts in turning to
 
A prayer begins the way
Conversation with our Lord
Asking Him to send
His Spirit to outpour
 
Allow the eye to see
The wonder of the sky
Lifting Spirit up
A greater view applied
 
Turn ear to hear Your voice
In silence of the heart
Soak in Your daily Word
Of wisdom to impart
 
Spark new a grateful heart
Of blessings overflowed
Generous in spreading
The seeds of which You sow
 
Let praise be on our lips
Encouragement outpour
Your song be in our soul
In blessings giving more
 
With souls placed in our path
Accepting them with care
Binding in our wounds
Transparency to share
 
Being who you are
Who God meant you to be
Sharing in your gifts
With generosity
 
We have a greater purpose
Anointed with new name
Investment in beyond
With just one Holy claim
 
In empty moments of our day
Or times when head does spin
Choose holy to this moment be
By inviting our God in

Attitude

Stirring into consciousness, as the morning breaks
I invite you in, before the mind awakes
 
With knowledge of Your truth, Your perfect plan in place
My soul is dear to You, covered with Your grace
 
Let joy arise within, that you are in control
Doors have been prepared, your will to be my goal
 
An attitude to form, my will is truly free
Hope to live my faith, in choice follow thee
 
The outlook may be grim, seen as drudgery
Fear or suffering, dealing with adversity
 
Let me see Your light, of what you’ve put in place
Seek souls that we can lift, dwell within Your space
 
Rejoicing in the small, Spirit in the air
Beauty that you send, discovered everywhere
 
My hope is found in You, from love can’t separate
Singing song of praise, In You to celebrate!

Wrapped in Me

Life can be stressful
So much to do
Come, rest in my arms
For a moment or two
 
Lay down your burdens
In this hand of mine
Your cross on my shoulder
Fall into my time
 
Rest now my child
Wade into the deep
Let go in my comfort
Your soul in my keep
 
Drift into my freedom
In my kingdom be
My chosen beloved
You’re cherished by me
 
Dwell in the knowledge
That my love is true
All of my treasures
I offer to you
 
Peace of my promise
Will never fail
With blessings before you
I’ve yet to unveil
 
Abide in our union
Forever we’ll be
Let’s journey together
Your soul wrapped in Me