Crooked Roads

Sometimes, you take me down the path of crooked roads It takes your strength to just believe I’m not alone. But in the darkness and the fear, you call me…

Joshua 1:9

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.

Embers

My shadowed eyes inhale escaping light. My stiff, cold hand contracts, afraid to knock, with thoughts of never seeing the fire of right; I, squashing orange flies, was counted wrong.…

Golgotha

”And he said, ‘Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.’ And he said to him, ‘Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in paradise.’”-Luke…

5–The Queen of Eyeworld

There was a package from someone—someone my mom knew, from Argentina probably. I didn’t remember who it was, but I saw the brown, paper box there. My mother opened it,…

Christian Poetics

One night after reading Psalm 119, I felt like telling David, “Okay, I get the point!” I realized, though, that I did not, in fact, get the point. David wrote…

If You’d Come Back-A Poem

I was depressed and broken You were maybe joking- But I think that you were sad. Maybe if I had opened my mouth. Maybe if I had said something. Things…