Category Archives: poetry/ meditations

Praying “Your kingdom come….”

In the light of the Global Prayer initiative Thy Kingdom Come I have been pondering what it means to pray those words, and how they challenge and inform my walk of discipleship. So, what does it mean to pray for … Continue reading

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shadows…

I walk with shadows, my questions echo in the whispering darkness, echo again, again, fueling fears, emptying fullness, sucking hopes dry, I walk with shadows, memories exploding and imploding all around me, memories slipping through my fingers, grains of sand … Continue reading

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faults and flaws ( on loving myself)

today the wound is open and the path ahead is hard, I am picking over memories and my faults and flaws stand large and stark like mountains silhouetted against a sun-burnt sky, I cannot hide, I cannot run, and if … Continue reading

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until I am ready….

you will not hold back, neither from darkness, nor the pit of despair, not from sorrow, or heartbreak, or brokenness, not from grief, or shadow, or pain, you will not hold back, but always hold out hope, always the invitation … Continue reading

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hope in the valley …

it is silent here, dry, with death all around in this valley of dry bones where even the earth cracks beneath me devoid of life, can there be hope? would anyone notice if I fell beneath the cracks and slipped … Continue reading

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letting go…

today time moves slowly, and all is grey, all is quiet, and grey, my soul is quiet still, and quiet, held in silence, thoughts come, one by one feelings of guilt, accusations, painful memories, and one by one I let … Continue reading

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Discipleship…

teach me to be, to reflect light as the moon reflects the sun, as a puddle on a grey day picks up an unexpected shard of light and highlights it in rainbow hues… + teach me to be still, to … Continue reading

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