Light a Candle [In Remembrance]
11 years gone But I will still light a candle Keep kindling the warm feeling For this special occasion. 6 years older But not too far removed To have built camaraderie with me. So I will break out the balloons Take a moment To breathe in your honor Because your passing reminds me Of the costliness of that breath. A lifetime to go Until we join hands again But I will spend each day Smiling at the...
I wondered when Will I truly have it all, So I wanted and needed But the more I heaped Onto the pile of stuff in front of me I cluttered up my alter And I no longer had room To submit my life to God. The pile climbed higher And formed deep valleys Where I could wallow in my possessions But the more I possessed The more I took back from my Father. Settled in my spiritual sloth And was lulled by my...
Meant to Be
Love is meant to be made not taken Not ripped from clenched, Unwilling fists But with open palms Lavish and spoil Not hoarded with selfishness And left to rot in the corner of a cold heart But love is meant to Shine out in the open Rise and set with us Sit at the table with us Sleeves rolled up and pants loosened After a great meal love is meant to be intentionally messy running over the sides of...