My Chains Are Gone
My chief desire in all my writings, is to exalt the Lord Jesus Christ and make Him beautiful and glorious in the eyes of people; and to promote the increase of repentance, faith, and holiness upon earth - J. C. Ryle (1816-1900)

2003 (5)

Poems written in 2003.

Far Greater Still

What is WONDER? How from tiny acorns mighty oaks grow to withstand wind’s harshest blows? Far greater still…from human seed sprang Israel and promise of the Sharon Rose. What is AWE? To look up and see how pale moon and twinkle stars gift us with…

Quite The Journey

Lord, it’s been quite the journey. So I ask You: is there no end to all the strife and struggle with each and every step at each and every bend? True. You caught me as I stumbled over the worst of cracks and rocks. Yes.


January snaps, bites and stings. Gloomy February burdens the soul in pain. Praise God! He sends March winds to bend the trees and sweep the earth, and clear the way for April’s springtime rain. May’s sweet breath heralds summer warmth. Gentle June fits easy into…

Winter Tears

The fall of snow upon my soul: such gentle quiet flakes provide my weary mind a rest ‘til it, refreshed, awakes. Each flake upon my burning brow, a kiss upon each thought, quite cools the burning deep within and calms what warmth could not. O…

With Our Freedom

To set us free and pardoned, thus, the Innocent lay dying. With our freedom comes a cost: blessed path, so purifying. Glorify, oh glorify the King! Declared righteous in God’s Word; our own eternal hope assured. With our freedom comes a cost: God’s own must…